High Speed Rail

California High-Speed Rail Seeks Private Investors, InputThe California High-Speed Rail Authority has received 35 responses from private companies interested in financing, building and operating the first 300-mile segment of the controversial rail project.
California Rail Project Gives $700M Contract To ConsultantThe board unanimously approved the seven-year deal with the New York-based company on Tuesday at its meeting in Los Angeles.
Construction Begins On California's Bullet TrainCalifornia broke ground Tuesday on its $68 billion high-speed rail system, promising to combat global warming while whisking travelers between Los Angeles and San Francisco in less than three hours.
Team Chosen For Second Phase Of High-Speed RailThe California High-Speed Rail Authority said Thursday that the low bid for the 65-mile segment was $1.2 billion.
Feds Approve Next Leg Of California Bullet-Train LineThe U.S. Department of Transportation gave its approval Friday for work to begin on the second leg of California's proposed $68 billion high-speed rail line, endorsing the state's environmental review for the section running between Fresno and Bakersfield.
Lt. Gov. Breaks With Brown And Says He No Longer Supports Bullet Train Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, once a strong supporter of California's high-speed rail project, says he has changed his mind and no longer backs it.
Calif. Seeks Appellate Hearing On High-Speed RailIn a filing Monday, the administration asks the state appellate court to overturn a Sacramento County Superior Court judge's rulings in a lawsuit filed by Kings County farmers and landowners.
California To Owe Feds $180M For High-Speed Rail California officials sought Wednesday to reassure congressional Republicans that the state will be able to match billions of dollars in federal funding for the state's high-speed rail project.
Critics Unite Against Brown's Bullet Train FundingGov. Jerry Brown's proposal to redirect $250 million from California's landmark effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and spend it instead on high-speed rail has renewed debate about the future of the contentious project.
High-Speed Rail Officials Discuss Setbacks In Funding, Environmental ReviewsThe 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.
Hurdle For High-Speed Rail: Where Is The Money?Court rulings this week cast doubt over the future of California's $68 billion high-speed rail plan and serve as a reminder of the biggest question facing the project.
Bullet Train Project In Danger After Judge Blocks Sale Of BondsA Sacramento County Superior Court judge is blocking the sale of bonds to build California's bullet train and has rejected the state's funding plan, jeopardizing the future of the project.