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1. Why is California’s high-speed rail such a groundbreaking effort?

2. Why will it take so long to complete the high-speed rail route?

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asked by kelsey
  1. I am not sure. Although it is a new technology here and CA will have the first one in the uSA it is hardly groundbreaking in Japan for example.

    Money, legal challenges, mountains, obtaining rights of way......
    http://www.sfbg.com/politics/2014/03/07/california-high-speed-rail-backers-optimistic-despite-challenges

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