California High Speed Rail

An artist rendition of the planned high-speed rail system as it would look through Sacramento. (Source: California High Speed Rail Authority)

Report: California High-Speed Rail Train Fare Could Be A Bargain

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.

05/10/2015

An artist rendition of the planned high-speed rail system as it would look through Sacramento. (Source: California High Speed Rail Authority)

High-Speed Rail Agency Behind Schedule In Buying Land

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.

02/12/2015

An artist rendition of the planned high-speed rail system as it would look through Sacramento. (Source: California High Speed Rail Authority)

High-Speed Rail Board OKs $1.36B Contract For Second Phase

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.

01/13/2015

An artist rendition of the planned high-speed rail system as it would look through Sacramento. (Source: California High Speed Rail Authority)

Fresno Groundbreaking Tuesday For High-Speed Train

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.

01/03/2015

An artist's rendition of a California high-speed rail station. (Source: cahighspeedrail.ca.gov)

3 Firms Bid On Second Phase Of High-Speed Rail

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.

10/30/2014

An artist's rendition of a California high-speed rail station. (Source: cahighspeedrail.ca.gov)

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.

10/15/2014

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First Eminent Domain California High-Speed Rail Claim OKed

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.

12/13/2013

A concept animation shows a possible implementation of the California high speed rail. (Credit: California Rail Authority)

Calif. High-Speed Rail Officials Respond To Setbacks

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.

12/05/2013

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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?

11/26/2013

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Judge Blocks Sale Of High-Speed Rail Bonds, Jeopardizing Future Of Project

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.

11/25/2013

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Land Acquisition For High-Speed Rail Moving Slowly

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.

11/09/2013

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High-Speed Rail Authority Promises 3 Percent Of Jobs To Disabled Veterans

California’s High-Speed Rail Authority wants to get disabled veterans back to work.

11/07/2013

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