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Unformatted text preview: he private sector is confident the federal government will pony up more funds for HSR development, there are plenty of firms interested in securing a stake in California’s project.>> US HSR spurs domestic investment- consumer confidence Cotey, Associate Editor for Progressive Railroading, June 2011 (Angela, Calinfornia HSR officials contend with criticism, June 2011, http://www.progressiverailroading.com/high_speed_rail/article/California-HSR-officials-contend-with-criticism-26838#, Access: 7/4/2012) AGI <<But for CHSRA to achieve its larger vision, the authority will need tens of billions of dollars in additional funding — federal dollars included. The uncertainty surrounding the near- and long-term prospects for federal funding don’t affect CHSRA’s “day to day,” but it could impact the private sector’s willingness to pony up funds to help California build its sprawling system, says Barker. “It’s a little bit ironic because there are a lot of people, especially in Congress, saying they want private-sector pa...
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