As California kicks off Climate Week 2021, the California High-Speed Rail Authority released its latest Sustainability Report: Building an Equitable Future, detailing how this first-in-the nation project positively contributes to the climate change struggle and helps build the most technologically advanced, electrified, and equitable transportation system in California.
California High-Speed Rail Authority
Will the final environmental study and route for the Palmdale-to-Bakersfield high-speed rail section in California be approved?
The White House demonstrated its support for high-speed rail this week.
Major news from the CHSRA this week.
[Earlier this month] the California High-Speed Rail Authority released its May 2021 Construction Update highlighting the progress being made on the nation’s first high-speed rail project.
California’s high-speed rail project will get some much-needed money, but it will not be included in the winning lottery group.
The city of Millbrae, Calif., announced an agreement with the Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) to return several downtown parcels of land that both give the city new opportunities to develop significant mixed-use housing and commercial units and to further leverage its demands that California high-speed rail tracks be under-grounded.
A massive dose of federal funding in the coming years could save California’s high-speed rail line. However, that injection has not been made available yet, and may never get congressional approval.
The California High-Speed Rail Authority has been plagued with construction delays for several years.
The California High-Speed Rail Authority board of directors adopted the revised 2020 business plan [this week].