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One element of the recent California HSR "revised" draft 2012 Business Plan involves looking to one particular means of finance in addition to general fund bond finance and Federal transport grant funding: Cap-and-Trade Program Funds Assembly Bill 32 mandates a reduction of statewide greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels by 2020.
I read in the BND about Alton's planned high-speed rail hub. It appears they have a grand plan in place and dollars flowing.
FRESNO, CALIF.: The rescue mission for addicts stands squarely in the path of California's controversial bullet train, and gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari had decided to use the grim setting for an attack on the rail project dear to Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown.
The Federal Transit Administration says in a new report that the light-rail "Purple Line" expanding Washington, D.C.'s rail system further into the Maryland suburbs will cost $1 billion more than originally estimated.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari has been traveling around the Central Valley bashing the high speed rail project .
Along with a lot of other people, I have developed a case of buyer's remorse when it comes to the proposed high-speed rail system.
The California High Speed rail project has been facing resistance that threatens to derail the project.
When opponents of California's high-speed rail program don't have answers on their side, they often resort to fiction over facts, as Rep. Jeff Denham and state Sen. Andy Vidak demonstrated in their highly critical op-ed .
But for all the political saber-rattling, a gathering of party delegates in Los Angeles this weekend could be significant for what goes unsaid.
As Texas Central Railway works to develop a high-speed rail line between Dallas and Houston, its leaders say they expect to avoid the pitfalls that killed a similar project more than 20 years ago.
This upcoming November will be the sixth anniversary of the passage of California Proposition 1A to fund high-speed rail.
A Sacramento judge has ordered a trial stemming from a lawsuit alleging that the state's bullet train does not adhere to promises in a 2008 initiative that approved bonds for the project.
Carrie Bowen, 54, of Stockton, has been appointed to the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board of Directors, where she has served since 2013, the Ventura County Transportation Commission, where she has served since 2013, and the Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority Board of Directors.
Transportation auditors announced Wednesday that they will examine the Federal Railroad Administration's oversight of high-speed rail grants nationwide, including about $3.9 billion in stimulus and transportation funds for California's bullet-train project.