Is California ready for high-speed rail?

All week, the Reason Foundation’s Adrian Moore and the California High-Speed Rail Authority’s Dan Tempelis debate Proposition 1A, which would authorize the state to sell nearly $10 billion in bonds to go toward building high-speed rail.

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    Adrian Moore says the proposed high-speed rail system will cost Californians billions of dollars a year to operate. Dan Tempelis says high-speed rail would be an antidote to what ails the state’s economy.

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    Dan Tempelis says Prop. 1A will create thousands of jobs, buttress our ailing infrastructure and fight pollution. Adrian Moore says it’s the wrong time for Californians to spend billions on such a poorly planned project.