California High-Speed Rail Authority
The two biggest players in the nation’s pursuit of high-speed rail say they’ll work together to search for trains that will operate at up to 220 miles per hour along both coasts of the United States.
A judge denied a request Friday from Central Valley farmers who sought to halt work on California’s ambitious high-speed rail project.
Caltrain has received its first big chunk of high-speed rail bond money, which will be used to electrify and modernize the system.
Federal officials have given their approval to start construction on the first phase of California’s high-speed rail system.
Gov. Jerry Brown gave his approval Wednesday to spending billions of dollars in government money for a high-speed rail line that still faces major funding, environmental and political challenges.
A new study casts doubt on whether the benefits of California high-speed rail will include the creation of 400,000 permanent jobs promised by boosters of the bullet trains.
California lawmakers may have given their OK to what could be the nation’s first high-speed rail line, but the project is still a long way from leaving the station.
California lawmakers have approved billions of dollars in construction financing for the first segment of what would be the nation’s first dedicated high-speed rail line.
The California Assembly has approved legislation authorizing about $4.5 billion in state bond funding for a high-speed rail system backed by Gov. Jerry Brown.
The future of Caltrain has now been tied to a key vote set for Friday on the California High-Speed Rail project that could also determine the future of Gov. Jerry Brown’s push to raise taxes.