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39 min ago | Contra Costa Times
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.
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4 hrs ago | Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers a...
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.
8 hrs ago | StreetsBlog.org
Last week, the media reported , once again , that the California High Speed Rail project is in its death throes.
10 hrs ago | Patch.com
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.
The board that oversees California's embattled $68 billion high-speed rail project is meeting to discuss how to respond to a series of legal setbacks to the project.
California's proposed high-speed train was left in the lurch last week when a Sacramento Superior Court judge ordered the rail authority to rescind its original funding plan .
CSR Corp. and China CNR Corp., the nation's two biggest trainmakers, won bids for 258 bullet trains worth as much as 44.3 billion yuan as China's high-speed rail network opens new lines.