California High Speed Rail Authority

Jeff Morales, chief executive officer of the California High-Speed Rail Authority discusses the bullet train's revised business plan Thursday in Sacramento. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

California bullet train officials push plan to head north

SACRAMENTO — The decision to build the first leg of California's bullet…

 

Sacramento Superior Court Judge Michael Kenny questions attorney Stuart Flashman about his argument against California's high-speed rail project during a hearing Thursday in Sacramento. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Timing, cost of high-speed rail project face legal scrutiny

SACRAMENTO — Current state plans for a $68 billion high-speed rail system…

 

State officials will return to Sacramento Superior Court on Thursday to defend the high-speed rail project against critics who say it cannot meet promises made to voters who approved a $9.9 billion bond measure to build it. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

Plagued by delays, California high-speed rail back in court

SACRAMENTO — California voters embraced the idea of building the nation's first…

 

Jeff Morales, left, chief executive officer of the of the California High-Speed Rail Authority, discusses the project during a legislative hearing Wednesday in Sacramento. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Bullet train chairman projects lower cost, longer timeline

SACRAMENTO — The chairman of the board that oversees California's high-speed rail…

Jeff Morales, left, chief executive officer of the of the California High-Speed Rail Authority, discusses the project during a legislative hearing Wednesday in Sacramento. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
In this Feb. 26, 2015 photo, a full-scale mock-up of a high-speed train is displayed at the Capitol in Sacramento. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Report: $68B bullet train project likely to overshoot budget

LOS ANGELES — California's ambitious Los-Angeles-to-San-Francisco high-speed rail project will likely miss…

In this Feb. 26, 2015 photo, a full-scale mock-up of a high-speed train is displayed at the Capitol in Sacramento. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015 file photo, dignitaries and VIP's line up to sign a portion of the rail at the California High Speed Rail Authority ground breaking event, Tuesday, in Fresno, Calif. A transportation bill passed as part of the Democratic state budget would reduce the reporting requirements for the California High-Speed Rail Authority, which critics say is a move to lessen transparency on the controversial $68 billion project. The agency that oversees the project says it brings reporting in line with its annual budgeting and reporting cycles. (AP Photo/Gary Kazanjian, File)

Lawmakers cut reporting rules for California high-speed rail

SACRAMENTO — A measure approved by legislative Democrats this week cuts the…

FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015 file photo, dignitaries and VIP's line up to sign a portion of the rail at the California High Speed Rail Authority ground breaking event, Tuesday, in Fresno, Calif. A transportation bill passed as part of the Democratic state budget would reduce the reporting requirements for the California High-Speed Rail Authority, which critics say is a move to lessen transparency on the controversial $68 billion project. The agency that oversees the project says it brings reporting in line with its annual budgeting and reporting cycles. (AP Photo/Gary Kazanjian, File)

Caltrain: Electrification project costs increase, start date pushed back

The estimated cost for the Caltrain electrification project has jumped more than…

courtesy renderingThe California High-Speed Rail Authority is helping electrify Caltrain’s tracks

Caltrain and California High-Speed Rail: A partnership to improve rail service along the Peninsula

By 2019, Peninsula communities will be connected with electrified Caltrain service that…

courtesy renderingThe California High-Speed Rail Authority is helping electrify Caltrain’s tracks

High-speed rail should stay the course like the Golden Gate Bridge project did

As the radio and newspapers chronicle Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom’s reversal of…

Jeff Chiu/2013 AP File photoThe modernization of Caltrain tracks is expected to reduce pollution by 90 percent

Details emerge on blending Caltrain with future high-speed rail

By 2019, Peninsula residents will see a much more efficient, quieter and…

Jeff Chiu/2013 AP File photoThe modernization of Caltrain tracks is expected to reduce pollution by 90 percent
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California high-speed rail timeline unchanged despite setbacks

The California High-Speed Rail Authority lowered its estimated future revenue based on…

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Jerry Brown asks California Supreme Court to take up high-speed rail case

Gov. Jerry Brown's administration on Friday petitioned the California Supreme Court to…

AP file photoThis image provided by the California High-Speed Rail Authority shows an artist's conception of a high-speed rail car in California.

Board approves eminent domain move for high-speed rail project

A state board gave approval Friday for the California High-Speed Rail Authority…

AP file photoThis image provided by the California High-Speed Rail Authority shows an artist's conception of a high-speed rail car in California.
AP Photo/Rich PedroncelliSacramento County Superior Court Judge Michael Kenny questions attorney Stuart Flashman

Judge blocks sale of California high-speed rail bonds

A Sacramento judge on Monday tore up California's funding plans for its…

AP Photo/Rich PedroncelliSacramento County Superior Court Judge Michael Kenny questions attorney Stuart Flashman
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Lawsuit over high-speed rail hinges on promises to voters

California’s high-speed rail authority is breaking the promises made to voters when…

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High-speed rail lawsuit will settle bond issue once and for all

The California High-Speed Rail Authority is using a legal maneuver to shield…

Courtesy RenderingCost increases might be leading to less support for the high-speed rail project.

California voter's supports for high-speed rail is slipping

Fewer than half of likely California voters support the state’s proposed high-speed…

Courtesy RenderingCost increases might be leading to less support for the high-speed rail project.

High-speed rail is the right plan at the right time

Earlier this month, the state Legislature passed Senate Bill 1029, authorizing the…

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New chief has tall task with high-speed rail

The former director of the California Department of Transportation was hired Tuesday…

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High-speed rail director steps down

Already faced with a very cloudy future, the California High Speed Rail…