Groundbreaking On Calif. High-Speed Rail Set For JanuaryAfter 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.
Court Gives New Life To California High-Speed Rail A state appellate court ruling is giving new life to Gov. Jerry Brown's $68 billion high-speed rail project.
Appeals Court Upholds Proposed Bullet Train Route A state appeals court has upheld a proposed route for California's bullet train project connecting the San Francisco Bay Area to the Central Valley.
Lawsuit Contests High-Speed Rail Air Quality PlansSuit says state agency downplays harmful environmental effects and exaggerates benefits.
Kern County Sues State Over California High-Speed Rail ProjectOfficials say they filed suit Friday in Sacramento County Superior Court over the environmental review for the Fresno to Bakersfield section approved last month.
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.
California High-Speed Rail Authority Cleared To Seize 8 More PropertiesThe rail authority must acquire 381 Central Valley properties to build the initial 21-mile segment.
California High-Speed Rail Given Funding ExtensionFederal transportation officials have extended the deadline that the California High-Speed Rail Authority has to start spending more state money on the project.
California Supreme Court Moves High-Speed Rail Case To Appeals CourtThe 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.
California To Owe Feds $180M For High-Speed RailCalifornia 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.
Critics Uniting Against California High-Speed Rail Funding PlanGov. Jerry Brown's proposal to redirect $250 million from an effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions has renewed debate about the project.