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.
A $648-million contract signed Friday is helping shape the future of San Francisco’s public transportation system. The first of the new Muni LRVs should be ready by the end of 2016.
The deal still needs approval from the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, which is expected to take up the proposal later this year.
From the East Coast to the West Coast, recycling is a big issue for local governments.