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The award will be presented Metropolitan Transportation Commission. "He has long been dedicated to improving mobility for Californians and for people all over the world.
The Sacramento court's November 25 decision denying the California High Speed Rail Authority access to Proposition 1A bond funds was the first in a series of setbacks suffered by the high-speed rail project in recent days.
Lawyers with the California Attorney General's Office and attorneys for high-speed rail opponents in Kings County will meet in a case management conference that is expected to set a spring trial date over allegations that current plans for the proposed bullet-train violate Proposition 1A, the 2008 ballot measure that provided $9.9 billion in bond ... (more)
That's what the standing committee on Alberta's Economic Future will be examining in briefings this week with transportation officials holding hearings in Edmonton, Calgary and Red Deer.
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.
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.