Alex Goldmark is a senior producer in the newsroom for New Tech City and Transportation Nation.
Last week Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle, an adamant rail supporter, suddenly stopped all work on his state's high speed rail projects. He did it because Governor-elect Scott Walker has said he plans to kill the $800+ million dollar project citing cost concerns.
Here's Governor Doyle's explanation for shutting down the rail projects he fought so hard for. It's as bittersweet as you can get in a press release. (Double click on the image and you should be able to see it full size)