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Data includes total votes submitted by visitors since Jan 9, 2015. For users that answer more than once (yes we know), only their most recent answer is counted in the total results. Total percentages may not add up to exactly 100% as we allow users to submit "grey area" stances that may not be categorized into yes/no stances.
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Learn more about California Bullet Train
In Jan 2015, the State of California broke ground on the nation’s largest high-speed rail project. If completed, the railway would connect Los Angeles and San Francisco with bullet trains traveling up to 220-miles-per-hour. The railway was initially projected to cost $33 Billion but that figure has since been raised to a total cost of $98 Billion – making it the most expensive rail project in the history of the U.S. Proponents say the railway will revive the economies of cities in central California and have long term environmental benefits. Opponents argue that the ballooning costs will ultimately doom the project – leaving California taxpayers with miles of abandoned pieces of track. See recent California bullet train news
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Yes but at a later time when we might be able to afford it. 3 years ago from a Republican in Los Angeles, CA
If investments come from non-taxpayer funded sources(private or foreign investors). 3 years ago from a Republican in Los Angeles, CA
No, projects similar to this should be focused on only when the U.S. state is economically stable and can give fair support of the project without damaging the economy. 3 years ago from a Republican in Old Fig Garden, CA
What is the point? It takes little more than an hour to fly the distance now! It's a stupid idea. 3 years ago from a Republican in Thousand Oaks, CA
Waste of money, as with Amtrac the system will never be profitable. Put people to work on things that are beneficial. 3 years ago from a Republican in San Francisco, CA
You gotta be kidding me; the state has so much debt and they think they can pull this off?. 4 years ago from a Republican in Los Angeles, CA
What a waste of money….projected to be complete in 2028……2028 we will not have trains. 4 years ago from a Republican in San Lorenzo, CA
220 mph with 20+ stops in between. Already getting motion sickness. LA to Fresno then a hard left around Tracy at 220mph? Sounds like a roller-coaster ride at Disneyland. Loosing farmland. Then $33 Billion now $98 Billion next $294 Billion? Union bosses... 4 years ago from a Republican in Temecula, CA