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California High Speed Rail Funding

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...

High Speed Rail's Ruthless Move

Aaron Sankin | Posted 03.29.2013 | San Francisco

California's High Speed Rail Authority has thrown down the gauntlet. The state agency tasked with creating of one of the largest (and most controv...

Construction Of CA High Speed Rail Approved

AP | JULIET WILLIAMS | Posted 11.19.2012 | San Francisco

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- The Federal Railroad Administration gave its approval Wednesday for construction on the first phase of California's high-speed r...

California Makes High-Speed History

Reuters | Posted 09.17.2012 | San Francisco

By Mary Slosson SACRAMENTO, July 18 (Reuters) - California Governor Jerry Brown on Wednesday signed an initial funding...

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...

'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...

First Segment Of High-Speed Rail Line Approved

AP | DAISY NGUYEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Officials on Thursday approved a $4.3 billion proposal to build California's first segment of high-speed rail line that would run ...