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California High-Speed Rail Authority
Latest California High-Speed Rail Authority Items
The Federal Transit Administration says in a new report that the light-rail "Purple Line" expanding Washington, D.C.'s rail system further into the Maryland suburbs will cost $1 billion more than originally estimated.
Federal transportation officials have extended the deadline that the California High-Speed Rail Authority has to start spending more state money on the project.
Gov. Jerry Brown's administration won at least a partial victory Friday in the legal wrangling over California's high-speed rail project when a state appellate court said it would hear an expedited review of two lower court rulings.
Gov. Jerry Brown's administration is asking the 3rd District Court of Appeal to intervene in rulings that have slowed progress on building the nation's first high-speed rail system.
The California High-Speed Rail Authority lowered its estimated future revenue based on new ridership projections in a report released Friday that also slightly lowered the project's $68 billion price tag.
The California Supreme Court on Wednesday transferred a legal appeal over the state's high-speed rail project to a state appellate court, declining to take up the case directly as Gov. Jerry Brown's administration had requested.
The only thing speedy about California's vaunted plan for a high-speed rail system connecting Los Angeles and San Francisco is the name.
Washington is gripped by sequestration fever. Or sequestration chills, depending on the point of view. The White House complains that it's suffering severe spending withdrawal, and Congress, or at least half of Congress, says it's suffering the pangs of hunger for more and deeper spending cuts.
The two biggest players in the nation's pursuit of high-speed rail said Thursday they will work together to search for trains that will operate at up to 220 miles per hour along both U.S. coasts.