The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) has released its latest sustainability report, Building an Equitable Future, highlighting the 2020 milestones of the high speed rail project that will connect San Francisco and the Bay Area to Los Angeles and Anaheim.
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Nationwide, 44 projects that applied for but were not awarded 2021 INFRA competitive grant funding are now INFRA Extra designees, eligible for credit assistance of up to 49% of costs, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation.
The California High-Speed Rail Authority Board has certified the Bakersfield to Palmdale Final Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement (EIR/EIS) and approved the approximately 80-mile segment of the Phase 1 high speed rail system connecting San Francisco to Los Angeles and Anaheim.
The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) and the city of Palmdale have entered into an agreement to supply matching funds for a $1.35 million RAISE grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation that, if awarded, would support completion of the city’s Station Implementation Master Plan.
The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) has released for Board approval this summer the Final Environmental Impact Report / Environmental Impact Statement (Final EIR/EIS) for the Bakersfield-Palmdale project. It is an approximately 80-mile segment of the Phase 1 high speed rail system that will connect San Francisco and the Bay Area to Los Angeles and Anaheim.
The Biden Administration and the State of California on June 7 reached a settlement to restore a $928.6 million grant agreement that Donald Trump had tried to kill—an action that prompted a lawsuit.
California Governor Gavin Newsom issued a statement on May 14 about how the Golden State would spend an unexpected $100 billion surplus. The theme of Newsom’s program is “California Roars Back” and began with his top priorities: “The California Comeback Plan has one goal: Hit fast-forward on our state’s recovery by directly confronting California’s most stubborn challenges.” Transportation was not among them.
The long-simmering controversy over high-speed rail (HSR) continued during a May 6 hearing before the House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials. Its theme: “When Unlimited Potential Meets Limited Resources: The Benefits and Challenges of High-Speed Rail and Emerging Rail Technologies.”
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After receiving 250 comments on its Revised Draft 2020 Business Plan, the California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) has adopted it.