California High Speed Rail
Opposition continues to mount in both wealthy and working-class communities against the California bullet train.
A newspaper analysis has found that the most recent estimate of the cost to ride California’s bullet train from Los Angeles to San Francisco is a bargain at $86.
California’s $68 billion high-speed rail project is as much as a year behind schedule in buying the land needed to start construction, having purchased less than a quarter of the parcels for the first 29-mile stretch in the Central Valley, rail officials say.
The board that oversees California’s high-speed rail project has approved a $1.36 billion contract to design and build the second phase of the rail line in the Central Valley.
California Gov. Jerry Brown is slated to be among the dignitaries at an invitation-only groundbreaking next week for the state’s new high-speed rail system.
Three firms are bidding to build the second leg of California’s $68 billion high-speed rail system, which will run from Fresno to Bakersfield.
The California Supreme Court has decided not to consider the appeal of a case brought by opponents of the state’s bullet train project, clearing the way for planning to proceed.
A state board has given approval for the California High-Speed Rail Authority to start the process of seizing its first property through eminent domain.
The board that oversees California’s embattled $68 billion high-speed rail project is meeting to discuss how to respond to a series of legal setbacks to the project.
Court rulings this week cast doubt over the future of California’s $68 billion high-speed rail plan and serve as a reminder of the biggest question facing the project: Where will the money come from to complete it?
A Sacramento County Superior Court judge is blocking the sale of bonds to build California’s bullet train and has rejected the state’s funding plan, jeopardizing the future of the project.
The body overseeing plans to build California’s bullet train has started the daunting and expensive process of acquiring thousands of acres in the Central Valley, where the rail line’s proposed path would slice through farms, stores and motels.