California High Speed Rail

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?
Judge Blocks Sale Of High-Speed Rail Bonds, Jeopardizing Future Of ProjectA 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.
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