California High Speed Rail Aiming to Take Its Message Viral

Thursday, June 21, 2012 - 02:27 PM

California High Speed Rail, under fire from some GOP members of Congress, is jumping into the communications game. The organization today released a video highlighting all the benefits CASHR says it will bring to California.  Not much news in it -- just a repetition of the themes that California high speed rail will help out other modes, and won't be quite as expensive as the nearly $100 billion that was on the table for a bit.

"It's just another to communicate our message with the people of California," spokeswoman Lisa Murie Burcar told TN. "We thought we'd have it go viral."

You can watch the video here:


Comments [5]


"They travel on streets and BM glideways".

My toilet has one of those as well.

Jason Tulock, Vacaville.

Jun. 22 2012 05:12 PM
Dan Lombard

"Midnight Departure" is an action/thriller set against the background of building HSR in California. "A high speed thrill ride" it makes great summer reading.

Jun. 21 2012 11:28 PM
william davis

If you review our website, carefully, you will understand if you put as much time and money in our Bimodal

If you put all your time and effort into an evolutionary/revolutionary high speed, safe, public, transit system, BMG, you could have an entirely new highway system assisting, supplementing our current HW system. This system is safer, faster, automated, with coverage to every door in California at a fraction of the cost of HSR. Our system is all electric, faster (120 non-stop m/hr), paid for by the users of the electric power, on elevated tracks. The bimodal vehicles are standard vehicles modified by auto industry into bimodals. They travel on streets and BM glideways. See our video on our website: thanks,Bill Davis

Jun. 21 2012 11:06 PM

Boring updates like that do NOT go viral. Dedicated proponents and opponents will watch it and a few others. So maybe 1000 will watch it.

Jun. 21 2012 08:41 PM
morris brown

About the first comment Richad makes is a BIG FAT LIE.

He says:

"our revised plan reduces the cost and still provides 2 hr 40 minute train ride from downtown LA to downtown SF. "

He has stated this before and this has been rejected by documents right from the Authority.

I guess this tactic is to keep saying it and people will believe you.

Jun. 21 2012 03:43 PM

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