What if High Speed Rail to San Francisco Cost 83% of Airfare?
Would you still buy a train ticket or just fly?
That's the top number projected in a California High Speed Rail Authority business plan released earlier this week. And it caused quite a stir within the HSR debate with Daily News owner Media News Group unleashing an attack against the rail line--a call to end the project that some say was dishonest and chock full of incorrect facts.
That prompted the state authority to release a statement clarifying that they are "years away" from determining the price and before that, public input will be taken: