Tag: Palmdale

Bay Area Segment of High Speed Rail may get Side-Tracked

Today, Mike Mills and I attended the California High Speed Rail Authority’s (“Authority”) monthly board meeting at which the Authority’s board voted on several agenda items related to final route alternatives for the High Speed Rail Project. The Operations Committee presented a proposal to study the Grapevine as a concept in place of the Palmdale … Continue Reading

High-Speed Rail Authority Applies for Additional Federal Funds to Extend Starter Segment in Central Valley

Late last week, the California High-Speed Rail Authority (“Authority”) approved the submission of an additional funding application to the Federal Railroad Administration (“FRA”) that would, if approved, extend the “starter” segment of the High-Speed Rail Project (“HSR”) north to Merced and south to downtown Bakersfield, making the segment fully operational after construction.  The first segment … Continue Reading
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