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Gov. Jerry Brown: ‘There’s A Lot Of Old People Who Shouldn’t Be Driving’

He made a comment jokingly about why high-speed rail would be good for California. In a nutshell, he said it would get older drivers off the road.


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California High-Speed Rail Authority Cleared To Seize 8 More Properties

The rail authority must acquire 381 Central Valley properties to build the initial 21-mile segment.


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

California High-Speed Rail Given Funding Extension

Federal transportation officials have extended the deadline that the California High-Speed Rail Authority has to start spending more state money on the project.


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

California Supreme Court Moves High-Speed Rail Case To Appeals Court

The California Supreme Court on Wednesday transferred a legal appeal over the state’s high-speed rail project to a state appellate court, declining to take up the case directly as Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration had requested.


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California To Owe Feds $180M For High-Speed Rail

California officials sought Wednesday to reassure congressional Republicans that the state will be able to match billions of dollars in federal funding for the state’s high-speed rail project, including a $180 million payment due in April.


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Critics Uniting Against California High-Speed Rail Funding Plan

Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposal to redirect $250 million from an effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions has renewed debate about the project.


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

Calif. High-Speed Train In Limbo After Court Rulings Against Project

Officials overseeing California’s $68 billion high-speed rail project have taken pains in recent weeks to assure the public that construction plans are moving ahead, characterizing a series of recent setbacks as “a bump in the road.”


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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.


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.


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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?


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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.


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California High-Speed Rail Plan Facts And Figures

The high-speed rail business plan says trains will run between the greater Los Angeles area and the San Francisco Bay Area by 2029.