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Confused About California's Bullet Train? You're Not Alone

AP | JULIET WILLIAMS | Posted 01.23.2014 | Los Angeles

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Officials overseeing California's $68 billion high-speed rail project have taken pains in recent weeks to assure the publi...

Facts About California's High-Speed Rail Plan

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 10.24.2013 | Los Angeles

-- — How much will it cost: The current price tag is listed as $68 billion, but it has fluctuated wildly. California's High-Speed Rail Authority s...

World's Fastest Trains (PHOTOS)

Travel + Leisure | Posted 09.20.2013 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

If you're traveling abroad, no need to wait: find out where to catch a ride on one of the world's coolest high-speed trains.

SETTLED: Huge Victory For High-Speed Rail

AP | JULIET WILLIAMS | Posted 06.18.2013 | San Francisco

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- The California agency overseeing the state's effort to build the nation's first high-speed rail line received a boost Thursday w...

High Speed Rail Dodges A Bullet

The Fresno Bee | Tim Sheehan | Posted 01.17.2013 | San Francisco

SACRAMENTO -- California's proposed bullet train dodged a bullet Friday when a judge denied a request to block work on the high-speed rail section bet...

Bullet Train Faces Crucial Court Ruling

AP | JULIET WILLIAMS | Posted 01.16.2013 | San Francisco

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A judge denied a request Friday from Central Valley farmers who sought to halt work on California's ambitious high-speed ra...

Can High-Speed Rail Help The Homeless?

The Fresno Bee | Tim Sheehan | Posted 01.15.2013 | San Francisco

Job-creation advocates in Fresno said they moved a step closer Wednesday to ensuring that local workers who need a job can compete for one building Ca...

What Will High-Speed Rail Look Like?

The Fresno Bee | Tim Sheehan | Posted 01.23.2014 | San Francisco

The California High-Speed Rail Authority is pushing back Friday's deadline for bids to design and build the first stretch of high-speed rail line thro...

APPROVED: Funding For CA High Speed Rail OKed By Senate

AP | JUDY LIN | Posted 09.05.2012 | San Francisco

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California lawmakers approved billions of dollars Friday in construction financing for the initial segment of the nation's ...

High Speed Rail Faces Crucial Vote

AP | Posted 08.31.2012 | San Francisco

By JUDY LIN, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Gov. Jerry Brown's ambitious plan to start building the nation's first dedicated high-spee...

'A Political Mistake': Governor Backs Away From Bullet Train Fight

| Posted 08.21.2012 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch. By Lance Williams Gov. Jerry Brown backed away from a fight with environmentalists yester...

California Bullet Train Officials Face Tough Questions Over Speed

| Posted 08.13.2012 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch. By Lance Williams California’s $68 billion bullet train is supposed to travel from San ...

A High-Speed Lawsuit? Rail Authority's Email Policy Ignites Firestorm

| Posted 07.21.2012 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch. By Lance Williams A congressional committee is investigating California's $68 billion bul...

Officials Defend Cost Of High-Speed Rail

| Posted 07.04.2012 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch. By Lance Williams A report that warned of huge operating deficits for California's bullet...

The 'Elephant In The Room': Are Bullet Train Costs Drastically Underestimated?

| Posted 06.30.2012 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch. By Lance Williams By hitting the reset button, Gov. Jerry Brown bought some time for the ...

Aaron Sankin

STOPPED IN ITS TRACKS: Report Slams High Speed Rail, Recommends Defunding Project

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 04.19.2012 | San Francisco

Despite a revamped plan that's expected to shave $30 billion off the overall cost of the project, high speed rail in California still faces stiff oppo...

High-Speed Rail Clears Major Hurdle

AP | By SUDHIN THANAWALA and HANNAH DREIER | Posted 06.12.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- The authority overseeing efforts to build a high-speed rail system in California approved its revised business plan on Thursday, send...

California's High-Speed Rail Plan Gets A Makeover

AP | JULIET WILLIAMS | Posted 06.02.2012 | San Francisco

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Supporters of California's ambitious high-speed rail project began their hard sell with lawmakers and the public Monday aft...

Is High-Speed Rail Losing Supporters?

| Posted 05.08.2012 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch. By Will Evans With most Californians worried about the state budget and opposed to trigge...

Can Jerry Brown Rescue California's High-Speed Rail Plans?

AP | By JULIET WILLIAMS | Posted 04.19.2012 | San Francisco

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Critics have called it the train to nowhere and a $98 billion boondoggle. As concerns mount over the practicality and affordabil...

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California High Speed Rail Has An Unexpected San Francisco Savior

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 02.14.2012 | San Francisco

When it was announced that two top executives overseeing California's high speed rail project were stepping down from their leadership roles in the sp...

NO TRAIN PLEASE: Petition To Kill California High-Speed Rail Gains Momentum

Carly Schwartz | Posted 03.27.2012 | San Francisco

California Secretary of State Debra Bowen on Monday approved a petition that would allow voters to decide whether they want the state to move forward ...

Down The Fast Track: California Bullet Train Critics Have A New Concern

| Posted 03.11.2012 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch. By Lance Williams Since the recession began, the state Legislature has put some big-ticke...

'It's Highly Uncertain If Funding To Complete This System Will Ever Materialize'

AP | Posted 01.30.2012 | San Francisco

By Juliet Williams, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- The state's legislative analyst says California's plan for a $98 billion high-speed...

'Shock And Anxiety': State Senator Reacts To High Speed Rail's Price Tag

| Posted 01.09.2012 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch. By Lance Williams For years, a Long Beach lawmaker prodded the state's High-Speed Rail Au...