Cost For California High Speed Rail Soars To $77 BillionThe projected cost of California's bullet train from San Francisco to Los Angeles has jumped 20 percent to $77 billion and the opening date has been pushed back four years to 2033.
Geologists Test Bay Area Soil For High-Speed Rail ProjectTesting is underway in the Bay Area to see if the ground can handle high-speed trains.
Lawmakers Seek California High-Speed Rail Audit As Cost RisesA bipartisan team of lawmakers is expected to request a formal audit of California's high-speed rail project after the projected cost of one segment rose by nearly $3 billion.
Gov. Brown Champions High-Speed Rail Even Though It's Billions Over BudgetCalifornia's high-speed rail project is billions over budget, but Gov. Brown says it's still cheaper than building more freeways and airports.
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 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.
Judge Allows Funding From Greenhouse Gas Program For California Bullet TrainA Sacramento County judge says California regulators did not abuse their discretion when they decided to fund the state's high-speed rail project with money from a greenhouse gas emissions program.
California High-Speed Rail Chairman Steps Down From JobThe chief executive officer of California's $64 billion high-speed rail program said Friday he's stepping down after five years seeing the project through a contentious and high-profile period in which it faced a constant onslaught of criticism from across the political spectrum.
Gov. Brown And Schwarzenegger Champion Curbing Of Greenhouse GasesGov. Jerry Brown and his predecessor Arnold Schwarzenegger were together supporting California’s efforts to curb greenhouse gases.
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.