California Bullet Train Cost Climbs By $2.8 BillionOfficials increased the cost estimate for the first phase of California's high speed rail project by 35 percent on Tuesday, to $10.6 billion.
California High-Speed Train Staff Recommends German Rail OperatorThe agency overseeing California's bullet train project is recommending a U.S. subsidiary of a German rail company to design and operate a Central Valley train segment in its early stages.
California Supreme Court Ruling Bolsters Bullet Train FoesThe high court overturned a lower court ruling and gave renewed hope to those who have used the California Environmental Quality Act to challenge the high-speed rail project.
California High-Speed Rail Segment May Need $150 Million For OverrunsCalifornia High-Speed Rail Authority employees are warning of possible cost overruns on the first segment of the bullet train, not long after construction began.
Plagued by Delays, California High-Speed Rail Back in CourtThe bullet train's timeline, funding and speed estimates are back in the spotlight for a longstanding lawsuit filed by residents whose property lies in its path.
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Angry Opposition Groups Hope To Derail California High-Speed Rail At Board MeetingThe board behind California's high-speed rail project could face fierce opposition Tuesday from community leaders, and Northern and Southern California residents who expect to be affected by construction of the bullet train.
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.
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.
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.