High Speed Rail

Opposition To California High-Speed Rail Project Mounts As Construction Is Set To BeginOpposition continues to mount in both wealthy and working-class communities against the California bullet train.
Tearing Down I-280 Freeway In SF Could Be 'Game Changer' For Commuters, Real EstateKCBS, KPIX and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier reports San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is shopping plans to tear down a portion of Interstate 280 near Mission Bay to make room for more development.
Typo In Siemens' High-Speed Rail Display At State Capitol? California's High-Speed Rail Authority will soon award a massive contract to one of at least 10 bidders who want to build the new bullet train from San Francisco (or Sacramento) to Southern California. If Siemens gets the job, though, they may want to subcontract with a painter to handle the lettering.
California’s High-Speed Rail Moves Ahead; Transportation Official Says That Its Costs Can Be Recovered And That It Will Be Worth The WaitKCBS 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 Breaks Ground On High-Speed Rail Project; Doubts Remain Over 1st-In-Nation SystemCalifornia'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.
Construction Begins On California's High-Speed Rail SystemWork on the first leg of the system gets underway Tuesday, in Fresno. Once completed, it will be the nation’s first high speed rail system.
California Supreme Court Won't Hear Bullet Train Appeal Case; Project To Move ForwardThe California Supreme Court has decided not to consider the appeal of a case brought by opponents of the state's bullet train project, clearing the way for planning to proceed.
Brown, Kashkari Clash Over Tesla, Teacher Tenure In Only Scheduled Gubernatorial DebateGov. Jerry Brown's long-shot Republican challenger blasted him for failing to do enough to land a Tesla battery plant Thursday during the only scheduled debate of this year's governor's race, a testy, hour-long exchange that also featured clashes over teacher tenure and the costs of combating climate change.
Appellate Court Overturns Bond Ruling, Moving California’s High-Speed Rail Forward A state appellate court has handed a big win to California's high-speed rail project, overturning two lower court rulings that stalled funding for the $68 billion train.
California’s High-Speed Rail Project Piques Private-Investor Interest California's high-speed rail project could be getting a financial shot in the arm from the private sector.
Feds Approve Work To Begin On 2nd Leg Of California High-Speed Rail Line The U.S. Department of Transportation is giving its approval for work to begin on the second leg of California's proposed high-speed rail line.
California High-Speed Rail Authority, Amtrak End Joint Train BidAmtrak 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.
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