California Assembly Approves $1.1 Billion To Electrify CaltrainLawmakers are sending Gov. Jerry Brown legislation to spend up to $1.1 billion in high-speed rail bonds to help electrify the Caltrain system in the San Francisco Bay Area.
High-Speed Rail Changes Proposed, Including Silicon Valley To Merced LinkThe board had been scheduled to adopt the latest revisions to the $64 billion project at its meeting in San Jose, but instead put off a vote for another week.
High-Speed Rail Begins to Take Shape In Central ValleyTo say that California has been talking about high-speed rail for a long time would be an understatement. Now, in the spring of 2016, something concrete is actually taking shape in California’s Central Valley.
Californians May Vote On Moving High-Speed Rail Cash To Water ProjectsThis November, California voters may be asked to decide between the high speed rail project and new water storage.
Lawsuit Over California High-Speed Rail Back In CourtCalifornia's $68 billion high-speed rail project is back in court Thursday as state officials defend their plans.
San Jose To Bakersfield May Be First Stretch Of California High Speed Rail To Be BuiltCalifornia’s high speed rail officials are now considering San Jose to Bakersfield as the first major stretch for service.
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.