Author Archive | Nadia Naik

Legal concerns for the Initial Construction Segment and the Funding Plan

CARRD sent a letter to the California High Speed Rail Authority Board and Chairman today outlining our legal concerns on two important issues: the Initial Construction Segment and the Funding Plan. We are wary of intent to build an Initial Construction Segment (ICS) that does not specifically have an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) associated with […]

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Gilroy High Speed Rail Station Comparative Visioning Document

**See Updates below** CARRD has written a letter to various agencies (Santa Clara VTA Board Members, LAFCO Board Members, Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors) and the City of Gilroy leaders regarding the Gilroy station alternatives. Our letter on this issue and supporting documents area available here. At the VTA board meeting held on March […]

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Incompatible Offices (Conflict of Interest)

Legislative Counsel issues legal opinion:  Two California High Speed Rail Authority members have a Conflict of Interest In a letter dated April 23rd, 2010, Legislative Counsel Diane Boyer-Vine (state legislature’s lawyer) sent a letter to Secretary of the Senate Gregory Schmidt, indicating that there are two current members of the board of the California High […]

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