California Has Yet To Buy Any Land For Bullet Train RouteConstruction of California's high-speed rail network is set to start in July, but the state still has not purchased any land along the route.
Phil Matier: Bridge Toll Hikes To Pay For High Speed Rail?Bay Area residents are likely facing a new round of bridge toll hikes and taxes to pay for the High Speed Rail tunnel connecting the Caltrain station at 4th and King streets in San Francisco to the new Transbay Terminal.
UC Study Raises Questions About California High-Speed RailA new study casts doubt on whether the benefits of California high-speed rail will include the creation of 400,000 permanent jobs promised by boosters of the bullet trains.
Phil Matier: Crucial High-Speed Rail Vote At HandA 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.
California High-Speed Rail Faces New Legal ChallengesFarmers in the Central Valley have filed a pair of lawsuits claiming the path of the bullet train line will severely impact farming in the community.
Environmental Exemptions Sought For High-Speed Rail ConstructionCalifornia’s high-speed rail chief has said he’s seeking environmental exemptions on the first 130-mile leg of the bullet train in the San Joaquin Valley.
Analyst Suggests Gov. Brown Cancel Money For High-Speed Rail The state's nonpartisan analyst says the latest proposal to build a $68.4 billion high-speed train system linking Northern and Southern California is still too vague.
California High Speed Rail Plan Shortened California's $68 billion plan for high speed rail from the Bay Area to the Los Angeles area won't go as far as Anaheim anymore.
Lawmaker Pushing Long-Term California Rail PlanHigh-speed rail is on its way to California even though polls show that a majority of residents don’t want it. Now, State senator Mark DeSaulnier of Concord said that he believes there should be a comprehensive rail plan in place to guide future decisions.
Cap-And-Trade Fees Become Key Source For California High-Speed RailCalifornia’s plan to build the nation’s first high-speed rail system has identified one alternative funding source if federal and private-sector money does not materialize.
California Releases Revised $68.4B High-Speed Rail PlanThe authority overseeing planning for California’s high-speed rail project has released a fresh proposal with a new price tag and a scaled-back design.