Category Archives: California High Speed Rail

California High-Speed Rail Authority releases fall construction update

The California High-Speed Rail Authority has released its autumn construction update. Highlights include recent milestones, such as the completion of three high-speed rail grade separations. The video also includes new drone footage and updates across all Central Valley high-speed rail construction packages. Since the start of construction, the California high-speed rail project has created nearly […]

What will Valley high-speed rail stations look like? Designer gets $35M to figure it out

Future riders of California’s planned high-speed rail system won’t be boarding the trains until the end of this decade. But planning is already underway for the first passenger stations for the initial operating route through the San Joaquin Valley. The California High-Speed Rail Authority’s board unanimously awarded a $35.3 million, 30-month contract for preliminary site […]

High-Speed Rail Board Completes Environmental Clearance in Northern California

SAN JOSE, Calif. – The California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) Board of Directors today certified the Final Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement (Final EIR/EIS) and approved the approximately 43-mile project for the San Francisco to San Jose section. This action completes the environmental clearance for high-speed rail in Northern California and extends environmental clearance to […]

$4.2B cleared for California Central Valley High-Speed Rail

The portion of California’s high-speed rail project that runs through the Central Valley region is advancing with legislative approval of the final $4.2 billion needed to complete it. The new state budget also offers an additional $3.65 billion for other rail infrastructure work, which could include a Bay Area Rapid Transit link to San Jose.  […]