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High Speed Rail Funding

Railway To Sin City? Bullet Train Proposal Would Extend To Vegas

Aaron Sankin | Posted 07.30.2012 | San Francisco

It's been difficult enough for California to build a bullet train between San Francisco and Los Angeles. But a Nevada-based group is looking create an...

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...

High-Speed Rail Plans Hit Traffic In Congress

McClatchy | Michael Doyle | Posted 03.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Congress and the Obama administration are headed for another head-on collision over high-speed rail. On Wednesday, Transportation Se...

Aaron Sankin

Derailed: Two More Bullet Train Executives Jump Ship

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

In the span of a single day, a pair of top officials overseeing the construction of California's high speed rail system announced their intention to l...

'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...

Senate Panel Approves High-Speed Rail Funds

AP | By ALAN FRAM | Posted 11.21.2011 | Politics

By ALAN FRAM, Associated Press WASHINGTON -- The Democratic-led Senate Appropriations Committee has voted to provide $100 million to build high-spe...

Sam Stein

The Most Isolated GOP Governor?

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The theatrics of Wisconsin's ongoing budget protests have left the impression that there is no more isolated governor in the country tha...

White House Plans $8 Billion For High Speed Trains

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is pitching his $8 billion high-speed rail program to Americans as a jobs generator that will revitalize the...

Governors Holding Midwest High Speed Rail Summit, Sign Pact

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- Midwest governors met in Chicago on Monday in a show of unity as they push for an eight-state, high-speed rail network - agreeing to s...

Administration Releases High-Speed Rail Funding Info, Edge To Midwest And California

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — High-speed rail plans in California and the Midwest appear to be front runners in the race for $8 billion in stimulus cash based on fe...

High-Speed Rail: Agreement Reached On Chicago-St. Louis Train Corridor

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Union Pacific Railroad and the state of Illinois announced an agreement Friday to assess what must be done to operate both freight a...