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4 hrs ago | Red Deer Advocate
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9 hrs ago | CaHSR Blog
Dennis Wyatt of the Manteca Bulletin has criticized the high speed rail project before, and this blog has pointed out the numerous flaws with those criticisms.
11 hrs ago | San Mateo Daily Journal
Even though high-speed rail has hit a snag in its funding plans after its most recent court battle, Caltrain officials said its modernization project will proceed on schedule without a hitch.
Ever since he took office three years ago, Gov. Jerry Brown has been trying to build two landmark public works projects to reshape California: a $68 billion high-speed rail system and a $25 billion overhaul of the state's water system, including two massive tunnels under the Delta.
PALM SPRINGS, Calif. - The chairman of California's high-speed rail agency says the ambitious project to build America's first bullet train will probably need an infusion of state bond funds by the coming spring to stay on track.
Last week, the media reported , once again , that the California High Speed Rail project is in its death throes.
It seems a 37-minute train ride to New York City isn't in the cards for us, after all.
Last Sunday Morning, the 5:45am from Poughkeepsie was running through the Bronx with 100-150 passengers aboard, when it sped through a 30mph speed limit curve at 82mph , derailed, over-turning four cars and killing four people.
California high-speed rail officials sought to allay concerns about the future of the project after a series of legal and regulatory rulings that appear to jeopardize some parts of the $68 billion plan.
After suffering a major setback from a court decision that prevents the authority from selling $10 billion in voter-approved bonds, a key federal agency has ruled that the authority must comply with environmental regulations before laying tracks.
In a mixed ruling on Monday, Kenny did not question going forward with the project.
SACRAMENTO, Calif.-Critics and many political observers might see California's bullet-train project as nearly dead, but state officials made clear Thursday that the train is still heading down the rails at full speed.
The board that oversees California's embattled high-speed rail project is responding to recent legal and administrative setbacks and says it will file a new motion seeking blanket authority to sell $8.6 billion in state bonds.
The board that oversees California's embattled $68 billion high-speed rail project was meeting Thursday to discuss how to respond to a series of legal setbacks involving funding and environmental reviews.