Preliminary construction is underway on a 118-mile stretch of track in the San Joaquin Valley for the bullet train, seen here in an artist’s rendering from the California High-Speed Rail Authority.
Preliminary construction is underway on a 118-mile stretch of track in the San Joaquin Valley for the bullet train, seen here in an artist’s rendering from the California High-Speed Rail Authority. Newlands and Company Inc. Newlands and Company Inc.
Preliminary construction is underway on a 118-mile stretch of track in the San Joaquin Valley for the bullet train, seen here in an artist’s rendering from the California High-Speed Rail Authority. Newlands and Company Inc. Newlands and Company Inc.
Dan Walters

Dan Walters

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Dan Walters: California bullet train a moving target for analysis

March 17, 2016 03:46 PM

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Dan Walters’ column appeared in dozens of California newspapers. He joined the Sacramento Union’s Capitol bureau in 1975 and in 1981 began writing the state’s only daily newspaper column devoted to California political, economic and social events. In 1984 he moved to The Sacramento Bee, where his column ran until 2017.