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.
California High Speed Rail Authority
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.”
New Jersey Transit hires Chief of Construction Management; HDR names Transportation Program Delivery Services Director; Schenck Process Group signs on Advisory Board Chairman; STV appoints Vice President; WSP USA welcomes two Leadership Team members for Southern California and Nevada.
After receiving 250 comments on its Revised Draft 2020 Business Plan, the California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) has adopted it.
The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) has outlined a path forward for completing construction in the Central Valley.
The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) Board of Directors recently approved the Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement for the Central Valley Wye portion of the Merced to Fresno line.
The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) issued a Revised Notice of Preparation (NOP) under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), and a Revised Notice of Intent (NOI) under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), for the 30-mile Los Angeles to Anaheim Project Section.