California High-Speed Rail Authority

CHSRA Releases Draft 2022 Business Plan

The California High Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) on Feb. 8 issued a Draft 2022 Business Plan covering project progress plus areas of opportunity; the 500-mile Phase 1 system from San Francisco to Los Angeles/Anaheim is now slated to cost up to $105 billion.

The WTS-Sacramento chapter has recognized California High-Speed Rail Authority as Employer of the Year.
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Association Briefs: LRW, WTS

The League of Railway Women (LRW) has teamed with Forius Association Management Services. In addition, the California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) and HDR have earned awards from the Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS) Sacramento and Colorado chapters, respectively.

CHSRA Meets Federal Grant Match—Early

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has notified the California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) that it has fully met its state funding match requirements for federal dollars one year ahead of schedule.

Rail Group on Air: CHSRA’s Troubling Rail Bridge

Railway Track & Structures’ Editor-in-Chief Bill Wilson talks to William Ibbs, a professor of civil engineering at the University of California at Berkeley, to get a feel for how the QC/QA process is supposed to work on bridge construction projects. Construction on the Road 27 bridge, owned by the California High-Speed Rail Authority, has been on pause since late last year after high-strength steel strands snapped.