On Friday the State Senate endorsed an $8 billion dollar package for high speed rail. Not everyone is excited about it.
At issue is $30 million in tax dollars which were slated for the San Francisco 49ers new stadium in Santa Clara.
A critical vote is expected to take place this week in Sacramento as California legislators will decide on whether to issue almost $3 billion in state bonds for the high-speed rail project.
An amendment to the latest U.S. transportation funding bill could stop construction of San Francisco’s much-debated Central Subway in its tracks.
The team filed a restraining order this week in an effort to stop Santa Clara County from spending the money, and the judge hearing the matter set a court date on the issue for next Tuesday.
The U.S. Justice Department is giving a $3.6 million financial boost to an East Bay police force.
The study by the Bay Area Council Economic Institute found that electrification would create thousands of jobs while also helping the environment.
The school’s board of trustees is looking at all of its options, including possibly closing campuses, cutting classes and staff layoffs.
The California project is seen as one that will lay the groundwork for future high-speed rail projects across the country.
A company that made news last year when it announced designs to build a fully-functioning startup community 12 miles off of Half Moon Bay returned to San Jose Monday in hopes of finding funding for a scaled-down plan.