California: If bullet train money is available, Metrolink says it could boost ridership, reliability from Burbank to Anaheim

By Alicia Robinson, The Orange County Register; October 9, 2019 If Metrolink becomes the beneficiary of billions of dollars slated…

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California Bullet train board votes on proposed Valley to San Jose route, amid backlash

By Tim Sheehan, The Fresno Bee; September 17, 2019 San Jose The California High-Speed Rail Authority board voted unanimously Tuesday…

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Los Angeles Union Station overhaul receives $400 million from California High Speed Rail

By Antonio Pacheco, Archinect; September 13, 2019 The California High-Speed Rail Authority and the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority…

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California bullet train’s mishandling of land deals adds to mounting costs and delays

By Ralph Vartabedian, Staff Writer, Los Angeles Times; September 16, 2019 California’s bullet train project confronts an array of political and…

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California: Merced to Bay Area high-speed rail preferred alternatives released

By Mischa Wanek-Libman, Mass Transit Magazine; July 8, 2019 The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) released the State’s Preferred Alternatives…

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Where will California’s high-speed rail stop in the San Francisco Bay Area?

By Gary Richards, East Bay Times; July 2, 2019 If the billions needed to build the high-speed rail line from…

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California: Why shouldn’t we give up on high-speed rail? Because it can transform Valley and state

By The Editorial Board, The Fresno Bee; June 13, 2019 In today’s heated political climate, it is easy to lose…

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On California high-speed rail project, Newsom to scale back consultants but push ahead

By Ralph Vartabedian, Los Angeles Times; May 1, 2019 The California bullet train authority, despite spiraling cost increases, schedule delays…

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California’s high-speed rail might start with old-school diesel trains

By Kurtis Alexander, San Francisco Chronicle; May 1, 2019 The cost of getting high-speed trains up and running in the…

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California Auditor Questions Completion Timetable for High-Speed Rail Project

By Jeff Davis, Senior Fellow and Editor, Eno Transportation Weekly; November 16, 2018 Yesterday, the California State Auditor released a…

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California bullet train project on track to blow through billions of more dollars

By Barnini Chakraborty, Fox News; August 31, 2018 California’s biggest boondoggle just broke the bank. Not only is the massive…

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California Opinion Forum: The key to delivering high-speed rail? Do it one building block at a time

By Brian P. Kelly, Special, The Sacramento Bee; March 30, 2018 Along 119-miles in the Central Valley, more than 1,700…

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California high-speed rail: Key things to look for in 2018, a potentially pivotal year

By Tim Sheehan, The Fresno Bee; January 17, 2018 The California High-Speed Rail Authority’s revelation this week that its expected…

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California high-speed rail agency taps Kelly as CEO

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; January 17, 2018 The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) has named Brian Kelly chief executive officer,…

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California high-speed rail agency selects German firm as early train operator

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; November 16, 2017 The California High-Speed Rail Authority‘s (CHSRA) board yesterday approved an early train operator…

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California bullet train staff recommend German operator Deutsche Bahn AG

By KATHLEEN RONAYNE, The Associated Press, Tri-City Herald; October 6, 2017 SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The agency overseeing California’s bullet train…

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California high-speed project meets ARRA funding deadline

Written by Mischa Wanek-Libman, Editor, RT&S Magazine; October 3, 2017 The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) says it has met…

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