2 hrs ago
Rail projects mean thousands of jobs
There are roughly $2 billion in passenger rail construction and improvement projects coming in the next year, including at least $300 million of spending earmarked for small businesses, for the Bay Area and Central Valley.
7 hrs ago
Families have lots of options to ride rails
Since 1971, Amtrak has carried most of California's passenger rail traffic on both standard long distance routes and short distance urban light rail routes.
Tue May 21, 2013
San Diego Source
Court's hit at Brown actually helps him
Normally, it's uncomfortable at best to hear a federal judge - let alone a panel of three - thunder criticism from the bench.
Proposed high-speed rail network a high investment for Laos
High-speed railway lines connecting Thailand, Laos and China might soon become a reality after the Thai cabinet met with its Lao counterparts in Chiang Mai earlier this week.
Mon May 20, 2013
World's most dramatic city as you've never seen it before: Stunning...
World's most dramatic city as you've never seen it before: Stunning timelapse video of Dubai shows hustle and bustle of life around skyscrapers and mosques It is the playground of the rich where ostentatious wealth is flaunted, the skyscrapers reach the skies and the sun never seems to stop shining.
Amtrak chugging away at expansion, high-speed rail
It's a sultry day in Naperville, and the heat bounces off the station platform concrete.
Sun May 19, 2013
CA High Speed Rail
Authority Launches New Website
The California High-Speed Rail Authority is launching a new website www.hsr.ca.gov on May 18, 2013.
Fri May 17, 2013
High-speed rail sought for Denver-Springs route
The Colorado Public Interest Research Group is pushing for a high-speed train running between Denver and Colorado Springs, The Gazette reports .
Thu May 16, 2013
My Mother Lode
Artist Rendering Of Proposed California High Speed Rail Project
The Associated Press reports State officials have agreed to drop a request to consolidate all lawsuits challenging California's sale of voter-approved high-speed rail bonds.
Prop 1A suit will remain separate. State withdraws request to consolidate
Today, in an unexpected victory for the Prop 1A lawsuit , the California High-Speed Rail Authority withdrew its request for a consolidation of the Validation suit with the Prop1A lawsuit which has been in the court system since 2011.
Judge to hear lawsuit over high-speed rail bonds
State officials on Thursday agreed to drop a request to consolidate all lawsuits challenging California's use of voter-approved high-speed rail bonds, allowing a trial seeking to stop their sale to begin later this month.
Wed May 15, 2013
Watchdog says high-speed train link 'ludicrous'
Plans for a A 33bn high-speed rail network to link Yorkshire and London are in deep trouble, after a spending watchdog rejected the Government's business case.
Airlines say speedy trains are no threat
Executives of major discount carriers Thai AirAsia and Nok Air say their operating costs are definitely lower than those of high-speed trains, which, according to the Office of Transport and Traffic Policy and Planning, are estimated to be 2.50 baht per kilometre.
Tue May 14, 2013
Nottingham Evening Post
High-speed-train tunnel under the airport could be extended
A PROPOSED tunnel underneath East Midlands Airport to bring high-speed rail to Notts could be extended by an extra kilometre.
The Fresno Bee
Kings County fights for its lawsuit against high-speed rail
Kings County opponents of high-speed rail are battling the project's leadership to avoid merging the county's lawsuit into a case on the issuance of bonds to build tracks through the San Joaquin Valley.
Ministers called to snap meeting on high-speed-train riot
Turin, May 14 - Interior Minister Angelino Alfano and Infrastructure Minister Maurizio Lupi will attend a snap meeting Tuesday to discuss security and law enforcement after the latest attack on the contested high-speed TAV rail line across the French-Italian border.
Anti-HS2 group challenge leader
AN anti-HS2 group has invited Cheshire East Council's leader to a public meeting to discuss the plans for the high speed train line that is planned to cut through the Tatton constituency.
South China Morning Post
In praise of China's high-speed trains
Peter Kammerer is wowed by China's high-speed trains but says tickets must be affordable for all here to justify the cost of the Hong Kong link Peter Kammerer is a long-time columnist and commentator for the SCMP.
Mon May 13, 2013
Sleeping giants awaken: Railroads speak about high-speed rail project.
In the last month, two railroads, Union Pacific Railroad and Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad Company spoke out with less than flattering comments about the building of the rail project.
High-Speed Rail: Bullet Train Could be a Problem For Santa Clarita Home Sales
The Southland Regional Association of Realtors recently held a meeting where Santa Clarita-area agents were told they must inform prospective buyers about the California high-speed rail project if the house they're selling is along the planned route--though it could be decades before the train is operating in the area-- the Santa Clarita Valley ... (more)