Lawsuit Over California High-Speed Rail Back In CourtAttorneys for the state are returning to court Thursday to defend California's $68 billion high-speed rail plans against a lawsuit that claims the project can no longer keep the promises made to voters when they approved $10 billion in bonds to help pay for it.
New High Speed Rail Project Partner Could Connect California To Las Vegas A project to link Las Vegas and Southern California with a high-speed train got a boost this week when the newly formed Nevada High-Speed Rail Authority approved an exclusive relationship with long-suffering XpressWest.
Opposition To California Bullet Train Picking Up SteamOpposition continues to mount in both wealthy and working-class communities against the California bullet train.
Report: California High-Speed Rail Train Fare Could Be A BargainA 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.
High-Speed Rail Agency Behind Schedule In Buying LandCalifornia'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.
High-Speed Rail Board OKs $1.36B Contract For Second PhaseThe 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.
Fresno Groundbreaking Tuesday For High-Speed TrainCalifornia 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.
3 Firms Bid On Second Phase Of High-Speed RailThree firms are bidding to build the second leg of California's $68 billion high-speed rail system, which will run from Fresno to Bakersfield.
California High Court Declines Appeal Of Rail Case 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.
First Eminent Domain California High-Speed Rail Claim OKedA state board has given approval for the California High-Speed Rail Authority to start the process of seizing its first property through eminent domain.
Calif. High-Speed Rail Officials Respond To SetbacksThe 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.
Hurdle For High-Speed Rail: Where Is The Money?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?