Costs Climb Again For California's High-Speed Rail ProjectThe cost to build California's ambitious but long delayed high-speed rail line has once again risen, with rail officials now estimating it could take up to $105 billion to finish the line from San Francisco to Los Angeles.
California Bullet Train's Latest Woe: Will It Be High Speed?A new and fundamental debate has emerged in the battle over California's high-speed rail project that could again significantly downgrade the troubled effort: Should the trains even be high speed when the system launches?
Biden Administration To Restore Nearly $1B For California's Troubled Bullet TrainThe federal government has reached an agreement to restore nearly $1 billion in funding for California's troubled bullet train, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced.
Top California Rail Official Out In Another Project ShakeupCalifornia's high-speed rail project lost a top leader this week without a replacement on tap, injecting fresh uncertainty into a project constantly in flux.
California Pushes Back Construction Deadline For High-Speed RailCalifornia is again pushing back the deadline and raising the cost for its high-speed rail project, this time asking the Biden administration for a one-year extension on completing construction on a section of track in the Central Valley.
For American High-Speed Rail, 2020 Could Be Turning PointHigh-speed rail, long an afterthought in the United States, is making significant progress in the unlikeliest of times.
California Bullet Train Cost Rises By Another $1 BillionAfter years of embarrassing cost overruns and delays, managers of California's ambitious bullet-train project insisted that they are on pace to meet a preliminary 2022 federal deadline.
Feds Give California Environmental Oversight On High-Speed Rail ProjectThe Trump administration has given California permission to oversee federal environmental reviews for its high-speed rail project.
California Readies $1.6 Billion High Speed Rail Design ContractCalifornia is moving toward awarding a $1.65 billion contract to design and construct the tracks and system for the first segment of its beleaguered high-speed rail project.
Trump Administration Won't Immediately Give Away $1B It Revoked For California RailThe Trump administration has said it will not immediately give $1 billion it revoked from California's high-speed rail project to another project.
Trump Administration Pulls Nearly $1B From California High-Speed Rail ProjectFederal funding for California's much-maligned high-speed rail project looks to be in jeopardy.
Lawmakers To Discuss Future Of California High-Speed RailCalifornia lawmakers will discuss the future of high-speed rail Tuesday and seek answers from the Newsom administration about the governor's vision for the long-delayed project.
High-Speed Rail Leaders Call Trump's Plan To Take Back Money 'Disastrous'Leaders of California's high-speed rail project are telling the Trump administration its plans to withhold or claw back $3.5 billion in federal money for the project is "legally indefensible" and "disastrous policy."
Trump Takes Shot At California 'Fast Train' After 16 States File Lawsuit Over Emergency DeclarationPresident Donald Trump is criticizing California's lead role in a multistate lawsuit challenging his emergency declaration to pay for a U.S.-Mexico border wall.
Gov. Newsom, Pres. Trump Spar Over Bullet Train MoneyGov. Gavin Newsom is sparring with President Donald Trump over $3.5 billion in federal money the state was awarded to build a high-speed rail line between Los Angeles and San Francisco.