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 could be getting a financial shot in the arm from the private sector.
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.
Members of a U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee will hold a special hearing in Madera on Tuesday about the status of the California’s High-Speed Rail project with a focus on rail authority’s purchases of Central Valley farm land.
Gov. Jerry Brown will be eyeing China’s massive high-speed rail system as he tries to lure billions of dollars in investments to California during his trip to the country next week.
California’s high-speed rail chief has said he’s seeking environmental exemptions on the first 130-mile leg of the bullet train in the San Joaquin Valley.
California’s $68 billion plan for high speed rail from the Bay Area to the Los Angeles area won’t go as far as Anaheim anymore.
This week on In Depth, the new chair of the state’s high-speed rail authority explains some revisions and funds necessary to achieve an on-time delivery of 220 mph trains from Northern to Southern California.
The board overseeing California’s plan to build a $98 billion high-speed rail system chose an appointee of Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday to take over as its chairman.