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California high-speed rail moves forward

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 30, 2014

California high-speed rail moves forward

Work on the first portion of California’s high-speed rail can move forward after earning approval from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), the Associated Press reports. The DOT’s decision allows the state to start acquiring land between Fresno and Bakersfield for ...

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California's high-speed rail likely to get $250 million from state budget

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 16, 2014

California's high-speed rail likely to get $250 million from state budget

California’s high-speed rail project could get $250 million if the proposed state budget becomes law. The California State Assembly on Sunday approved a $156.4 billion budget plan for fiscal year 2015, which starts July 1, Reuters reports. The plan allocates $250 million ...

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California Assembly Transportation Committee rejects bill to prohibit spending federal money on high-speed rail without matching funds

Amanda Bayhi - Mar 25, 2014

California Assembly Transportation Committee rejects bill to prohibit spending federal money on high-speed rail without matching funds

California’s Assembly Transportation Committee has rejected a bill that would prohibit spending federal grant money on a high-speed train project before the High-Speed Rail Authority approves matching funds, The Fresno Bee reports. Assembly Member Jim Patterson authored the bill, which he ...

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Foxx at USHSR summit: 2014 is ‘busiest year’ in 5 years for high speed rail

Amanda Bayhi - Feb 26, 2014

Foxx at USHSR summit: 2014 is ‘busiest year’ in 5 years for high speed rail

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said Tuesday at the US High Speed Rail Association’s (USHSR) summit in Washington, D.C. that 2014 is the “busiest year” for the construction of high speed rail in the past five years, The Hill reports. The Obama ...

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Transportation Secretary Foxx to discuss high speed rail at USHSR summit

Amanda Bayhi - Feb 24, 2014

Transportation Secretary Foxx to discuss high speed rail at USHSR summit

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx is slated as to headline the 3-day High Speed Rail Summit in Washington, D.C. starting Tuesday. Foxx -- along with 12 members of Congressmen, Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) Deputy Administrator Karen Hedlund and others -- will talk ...

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California changes high-speed rail bidding rules

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 19, 2013

California changes high-speed rail bidding rules

California high-speed rail officials said Thursday that they have changed their rules for selecting a builder for phase one in the Central Valley, the Los Angeles Times reported. In March 2012, the California High-Speed Rail Authority’s board created a two-step process ...

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