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12 min ago | The Fresno Bee
Should it surprise anyone that a politician would say, "We know there are challenges with high-speed rail, but we know it's something that needs to happen."
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5 hrs ago | Forbes.com
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10 hrs ago | Infrastructure USA
Two recent columns in the New York Times have revived the semi-dormant debate about the future of high-speed rail in America.
14 hrs ago | WNYC-AM New York
Texas is taking the lead on high-speed rail in America, planning a Dallas to Houston route running at 205 miles an hour.
On August 16, Mexican Secretary of Communications and Transport Gerardo Ruiz Esparza and Governor Jose Calzada Rovirosa of the State of Queretaro announced the tender for a high-speed passenger rail line between Mexico City and Queretaro, a city of one million people 218 km.
Preparatory work has begun on California's high-speed rail network after years of legal fights and delays.
Recently, the 3rd District Court of Appeals reversed two lower court decisions that had hamstrung the state's ability to access bond funds for construction of California's high-speed rail system.
The State Public Works Board adopted four Resolutions of Necessity approving the High-Speed Rail Authority's use of eminent domain for public necessity to acquire four parcels in Fresno and Madera County for the Initial Operating Segment of the High-Speed Rail Project .
The High-Speed Authority's case reversing Superior Court Michael Kenny decision requiring them to rescind their old funding plan and forbidding the appropriation of the bonds for the project was settled July 31st, 2014 at the Appellate Court level or so the Rail Authority thought.
Aug. 14--ARCADIS U.S., the American division of a Netherlands-based construction firm, has been hired to oversee construction of a 65-mile stretch of high-speed rail line south of Fresno.
While a state appellate court has declared that California has the authority to issue billions of dollars in bonds for high-speed rail development in the San Joaquin Valley, state finance officials aren't rushing to sell the bonds to investors just yet.
I'm taking a one-post hiatus from the food beat to write about high-speed rail. I love geeking out over transportation.
Aug. 14--The Hollywood Inn, a shuttered nightclub in a run-down section of Fresno, has been demolished.
Updated: Tue Aug 19, 2014 09:51 pm
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