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Artist rendering of a California High-Speed Rail trail. (CA High-Speed Rail Authority)

Plan To Kill California High-Speed Rail Project Clears 1st Hurdle To Landing On Ballot

Secretary 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.

03/04/2014

Artist's conception of a California high-speed rail train. (California High-Speed Rail Authority)

California High-Speed Rail Project In Limbo After Legal Setbacks

Recent court rulings against California’s $68 billion high-speed rail project have created confusion about the bullet train’s prospects.

01/02/2014

Artist's conception of a California high-speed rail train. (California High-Speed Rail Authority)

Poll Says Most California Voters Don’t Want Bullet Train

A new poll finds a majority of California voters want the $68-billion bullet train project stopped and consider it a waste of money.

09/28/2013

California High-Speed Rail

Board Approves Contract For 1st Segment Of California High-Speed Rail Line

The 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.

06/06/2013

California High-Speed Rail

Bill Ties Caltrain Modernization To High-Speed Rail Construction

A proposal unveiled by State Senator Jerry Hill on Friday would tie together the future of Caltrain and high-speed rail in the state.

02/22/2013

Artist's conception of a California high-speed rail train. (California High-Speed Rail Authority)

California High-Speed Rail Authority Approves New Business Plan

The authority overseeing efforts to build a high-speed rail system in California has approved its revised business plan, sending the ambitious project to an uncertain fate in the Legislature.

04/12/2012

California High-Speed Rail

California High-Speed Rail Authority Undergoes Leadership Shakeup

Just days after the release of a scathing critique of the bullet train project, the chief executive officer of the California High-Speed Rail Authority announced he was stepping down.

01/13/2012

CA high speed rail

Revised Plan Projects California High-Speed Rail Cost To Double

The plan by the California High Speed Rail Authority doubles the overall cost estimate for the project.

11/01/2011

High Speed Rail Image (www.cahighspeedrail.ca.gov)

Peninsula High-Speed Rail Headed On Different Track

Bullet trains and electrified Caltrain trains would share the existing two-track corridor through Silicon Valley under a proposal considered Thursday by the California High-Speed Authority.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/05/2011

High-Speed Rail Plan May Move To Caltrain Tracks

California high-speed rail officials are set to vote this week on a proposal to launch the bullet trains through the Peninsula on fixed-up Caltrain tracks, rather than brand-new ones.

CBS San Francisco–05/02/2011

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