L.A. Loves That Elon Musk Scent. But Why No Love For High Speed Rail?

High speed rail should be getting the fast track treatment.


The L.A. City Council is falling all over itself to speed Elon Musk’s plan to bore giant tunnels under the city. There’s no question the new tech is cool. Just look at this:

But it’s totally untested and drilling in our seismic neighborhoods is a little disconcerting.

Meanwhile, high speed rail, a tried and true technology that could help speed commuters between L.A. and San Francisco cutting down on car and airplane trips, is languishing at the federal level. Read more here.