California High-Speed Rail Authority
California’s High-Speed Rail Moves Ahead; Transportation Official Says That Its Costs Can Be Recovered And That It Will Be Worth The Wait
KCBS In Depth talks with Dan Richard, the chairman of the California High-Speed Rail Authority, who says that there’s a very high level of confidence that enough money can be made to complete the entire system.
California’s high-speed rail project became the first in the nation to break ground on Tuesday, aiming to whisk travelers at 200 mph between Los Angeles and San Francisco in less than three hours.
Central Valley farmers opposed to construction of California’s high-speed rail may face their last legal stop this week. Attorneys will petition the State Supreme Court to halt the rail plan dead in its tracks.
California’s high-speed rail project could be getting a financial shot in the arm from the private sector.
Amtrak 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.
Kern County is the latest Central Valley government to sue the state over its $68 billion bullet train plan.
High-Speed Board Approves Central Valley Section; Fresno Assemblyman Says Authority Has Gone Off The Rails
Plans to build a $ 68 billion high-speed rail system in California took a big step forward as the state’s high-speed rail board approved a route for a key segment of the project that stretches from Fresno to Bakersfield.
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.
Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, once a strong supporter of California’s high-speed rail project, says he has changed his mind and no longer backs it.
The pros and cons of going forward with California’s High-Speed Rail project are presented by Dan Richard, California’s Rail Authority chair, and former State Senator and SF Supervisor Quentin Kopp, respectively.