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Groundbreaking On Calif. High-Speed Rail Set For January

After many setbacks, the California High-Speed Rail Authority has announced it will officially break ground on construction of its statewide bullet-train route next month in Fresno.

12/13/2014

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Man Killed By Light-Rail Train Monday Identified

A man who was hit and killed by a light-rail train in Rancho Cordova Monday has been identified.

12/09/2014

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CBS’ ‘A Home For The Holidays’ Announces Performers

This year, Jennifer Hudson and Train will appear along with others to share uplifting stories about children from foster care.

11/20/2014

A French high speed train TGV. (ALAIN JULIEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Lawsuit Contests High-Speed Rail Air Quality Plans

Suit says state agency downplays harmful environmental effects and exaggerates benefits.

06/23/2014

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UPDATE: Pedestrian Dies After Being Hit By Light Rail Train In Rancho Cordova

A pedestrian who was hit by a light rail train in Rancho Cordova has died.

05/06/2014

An generic photo of an Amtrak train at a railroad crossing. (CBS)

Pedestrian Hit And Killed By Train In Davis

The incident happened at around 7:30 a.m. near Old Davis Road, south of Interstate 80, according to a UC Davis police spokesperson. The Amtrak Capitol Corridor was traveling from Sacramento to San Jose at the time.

04/22/2014

A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train pulls away from the Rockridge station in Oakland. (Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Americans Riding Public Transportation In Record Numbers

Americans are boarding public buses, trains and subways in greater numbers than any time since the suburbs began booming.

03/10/2014

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

02/23/2014

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Pedestrian Hit And Killed By Amtrak Train In South Sacramento

Police say they received a medical aid call Friday morning in the area of Elder Creek Road near Florin Perkins Road. When they arrived, officers found a deceased male pedestrian.

01/24/2014

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Damaged Overhead Light Rail Lines Cause Headache For Commuters

Light rail commuters in the Sacramento area were delayed getting to work this morning after a train stalled.

01/21/2014

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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.

01/15/2014

An generic photo of an Amtrak train at a railroad crossing. (CBS)

California Zephyr 1 Of 3 Amtrak Trains Stranded Overnight In Illinois

Hundreds of Amtrak passengers who spent the night onboard three trains stranded in snow in northern Illinois have begun to arrive in Chicago, rail line officials said Tuesday morning.

01/07/2014

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