President Donald Trump criticized California and 15 states that filed a lawsuit on Feb. 19 challenging his declaration of national emergency on the Mexico border. He compared his border wall to high speed rail.
California Governor Gavin Newsom’s plan to down-size high-speed rail has sent shock waves through the Central Valley, where leaders have long hoped for a quick link to the Bay Area, Silicon Valley and Los Angeles.
After pulling the brakes on the bullet train, Gov. Gavin Newsom owes San Joaquin Valley residents a fuller explanation of how a truncated segment will help us gain “a fair share of our state’s prosperity.”
State of the State: CA Governor Gavin Newsom announced construction of the high-speed rail project from San Francisco to Los Angeles isn’t possible, but plans between Merced and Bakersfield will continue.
California’s high-speed rail project is being built in the San Joaquin Valley. The bullet train proposal is years behind schedule and billions of dollars over budget. Here’s the latest on the unpopular project.
The folks behind the unsuccessful Nov. 6 gas-tax repeal can start gathering signatures for a wide-ranging initiative to take state highway construction away from Caltrans and end California’s high-speed rail project.
The chairman of the Assembly Transportation Committee wants California High-Speed Rail Authority board chairman Dan Richard to resign after a state audit criticized the rail agency’s oversight of its consultants.
Two weeks after the city unveiled its vision of how a high-speed rail station could transform downtown, an audit cast doubt on the project’s management and viability. That only adds fuel to critics who don’t want Fresno to change.
The California Air Resources Board will get more than $813 million from a Nov. 14 auction of pollution allowances for its cap-and-trade program. And some of that funding goes to the state’s High-Speed Rail Authority.
California’s high-speed rail project’s “flawed decision making and poor contract management” have led to billions of dollars in cost overruns and significant delays in the San Joaquin Valley, according a state audit
Four years ago, Bakersfield sued the California High-Speed Rail Authority over the choice of a route from Fresno to Bakersfield. As part of a legal settlement, now there’s a new route and station site.
The California Highway Patrol set up a temporary truck inspection station to crack down on unsafe trucks being used to build the California High-Speed Rail project in Kings County. Officer issued citations and trucks were taken out of service.