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3 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter

California high speed rail project wins big in appellate court ruling

In a huge victory for Gov. Jerry Brown, a panel of appellate court judges Thursday affirmed the state's bullet train funding plan, paving the way for California to sell $8.2 billion in bonds it needs to construct the embattled San Francisco to Los Angeles rail line.

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, California, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

3 hrs ago | Vallejo Times-Herald

California high speed rail project wins big in appellate court ruling

In a huge victory for Gov. Jerry Brown, a panel of appellate court judges Thursday affirmed the state's bullet train funding plan, paving the way for California to sell $8.2 billion in bonds it needs to construct the embattled San Francisco to Los Angeles rail line.

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, California, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

4 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Appellate court overturns high-speed rail rulings

The California 3rd District Court of Appeal on Thursday ruled the state may resume selling $10 billion in bonds as called for in a 2008 ballot measure approved by voters.

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, Modesto, CA

6 hrs ago | Burbank Leader

Tunnel route weighed for high-speed rail

A shorter, more direct tunnel route through Angeles National Forest is being studied as an option for the Palmdale-to-Burbank section of the $68-billion California high-speed rail system, which would cut down that stretch by more than 10 miles when compared to the initial route option.

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Related Topix: Burbank, CA, Palmdale, CA, Los Angeles, CA, Vista, CA, Los Angeles County, CA

20 hrs ago | Free Republic

Shanghai Disneyland to Benefit From High Speed Train Line

The $5.5 billion theme park and holiday resort project will be integrated into city's transport system with proposals for a "Disney Express" train services also likely to get the go-ahead.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Fresno Bee

EDITORIAL: High-speed rail vote shows 3 supervisors stuck in past

SPECIAL TO THE BEE A view of the high speed rail shows the trains pulling into a station in this artist rendering.

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Related Topix: Fresno, CA, Fresno County, CA, Agriculture, Science, Opinion

The Campbell Reporter

SV Realtors receive an update on high-speed rail project

Amid ongoing controversy and skepticism, the wheels of California's high-speed rail project continued to turn this month as demolition workers in Fresno cleared the path on the first section of the bullet train project.

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Related Topix: Real Estate, California, Environment, Science, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

ABC News

Thai Junta Sets Plan for Fast Rail Links to China

Thailand's military government approved a massive budget to upgrade the country's railways including high-speed rail that would eventually link with China as part of an eight-year plan to improve infrastructure, officials said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, Malaysia Travel, Singapore, Malaysia Travel, Beijing, China Travel, China Travel

The Washington Post

Thai junta sets plan for fast rail links to China

Thailand's military government approved a massive budget to upgrade the country's railways including high-speed rail that would eventually link with China.

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Related Topix: World News

Bangkok Post

Democrat: Dual-track train too pricey

A former Democrat Party MP urged the Transport Ministry to "re-calculate" the cost of building two new dual-track train lines to the Northeast, saying the 741.4 billion baht price tag was too high.

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Related Topix: Democrat Party (Thailand), World News, Thailand,

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Redlands Daily Facts

California high-speed rail project considering tunnel under San Gabriel Mountains

The tan, hatch-marked area shows the alternative route for the Palmdale to Burbank portion of the California High-Speed rail project through the San Gabriel Mountains.

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Related Topix: Burbank, CA, Palmdale, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

The Planning Report

It's About the Money: Yale on Metro's Plans and Priorities

Since Los Angeles County voters passed Measure R in 2008, an unprecedented build-out of public transit infrastructure has ensued.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles County, CA, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Los Angeles, CA, Azusa, CA, Santa Monica, CA

The Fresno Bee

Fresno County supervisors vote to oppose high-speed rail

The Fresno County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday reversed its position on California's proposed high-speed rail program, voting 3-2 to oppose the project.

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Related Topix: Fresno County, CA, Kings County, CA

Mass Transit

CA: Work on High-Speed Rail Moves Forward

July 29--Construction in the Fresno area of the 114-mile-long California high-speed rail stretch to Bakersfield will begin by the end of the year, the Kern Transportation Foundation board of directors was told Monday.

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Work on California high-speed rail moves forward

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Construction in the Fresno area of the 114-mile-long California high-speed rail stretch to Bakersfield will begin by the end of the year, the Kern Transportation Foundation board of directors was told Monday.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Atlantic

California High-Speed Rail-Some Views from the Valley

People in Los Angeles and San Francisco often say that the initial links in a proposed north-south system would be "trains to nowhere."

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Related Topix: Downtown (San Francisco, CA), Downtown (Los Angeles, CA), California, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Downtown (San Diego, CA)

Sun Jul 27, 2014

SFGate

A shaky win for the battered high-speed rail plan

In the seesaw battle to build a state-spanning high-speed rail line, Gov. Jerry Brown and other backers of the $68 billion system won a modest victory.

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, Pacheco, CA, US Politics, Representative Kevin McCarthy, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Opinion

Daily Kos

Sunday Train: HSR from Houston to Dallas one step closer to reality

The Texas Department of Transport and Federal Railway Authority announced in June that they were beginning an Environmental Impact Study for the proposed private Texas Central Railways High Speed Rail corridor between Houston and Dallas.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Travel, Asia Travel, Japan Travel

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Fresno County supervisors revisit high-speed rail concerns

High-speed rail will likely be a political piata again Tuesday, as the Fresno County Board of Supervisors takes another swing at deciding how it feels about California's proposed bullet-train program.

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Related Topix: Fresno County, CA, Kings County, CA, Hanford, CA

Mass Transit

CA: Railyard Alternatives and I-280 Boulevard Feasibility Sutdy Among ...

"With the multitude of projects currently underway in San Francisco, it is imperative that we create a coordinated vision for the future of this area; one that links state of the art transit systems with future growth," said San Francisco Planning Director John Rahaim.

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Related Topix: Embarcadero (San Francisco, CA), San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, PDAs

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