Bullet Train

Angry Opposition Groups Hope To Derail California High-Speed Rail At Board MeetingThe board behind California's high-speed rail project could face fierce opposition Tuesday from community leaders, and Northern and Southern California residents who expect to be affected by construction of the bullet train.
Opposition To California High-Speed Rail Project Mounts As Construction Is Set To BeginOpposition continues to mount in both wealthy and working-class communities against the California bullet train.
Typo In Siemens' High-Speed Rail Display At State Capitol? California's High-Speed Rail Authority will soon award a massive contract to one of at least 10 bidders who want to build the new bullet train from San Francisco (or Sacramento) to Southern California. If Siemens gets the job, though, they may want to subcontract with a painter to handle the lettering.
Construction Begins On California's High-Speed Rail SystemWork on the first leg of the system gets underway Tuesday, in Fresno. Once completed, it will be the nation’s first high speed rail system.
California Supreme Court Won't Hear Bullet Train Appeal Case; Project To Move ForwardThe 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.
California High-Speed Rail Authority, Amtrak End Joint Train BidAmtrak and the California High-Speed Rail Authority said Friday that they canceled a joint agreement seeking companies to build high-speed trains for them, a proposal billed as a way to save money and lure advanced train manufacturing to the United States.
California State Budget Triggers Federal Spending On High-Speed Rail Gov. Jerry Brown scored a big win for the $68 billion high-speed rail project this week by persuading fellow Democrats to dedicate a steady future funding source for it in the state budget.
Plan To Kill California High-Speed Rail Project Clears 1st Hurdle To Landing On BallotSecretary of State Debra Bowen announced Tuesday that backers of a plan to end the California high-speed rail project had the green light to begin collecting signatures in an effort to get an initiative on the ballot.
California High-Speed Rail Project In Limbo After Legal SetbacksRecent court rulings against California's $68 billion high-speed rail project have created confusion about the bullet train's prospects.
Poll Says Most California Voters Don’t Want Bullet TrainA new poll finds a majority of California voters want the $68-billion bullet train project stopped and consider it a waste of money.
Board Approves Contract For 1st Segment Of California High-Speed Rail LineThe board overseeing California’s $68 billion high-speed rail project approved a contract to start the first construction work for a bullet train in the Central Valley at its meeting Thursday in Sacramento.
Bill Ties Caltrain Modernization To High-Speed Rail ConstructionA proposal unveiled by State Senator Jerry Hill on Friday would tie together the future of Caltrain and high-speed rail in the state.