» California’s Senate takes a courageous step in supporting the first construction stage of the state’s high-speed rail project. There is much more work to be done.
Last week, America’s future in high-speed rail took a modest step forward. On Thursday, California’s State Assembly approved by a 51 to 27 margin the release of $2.5 billion in state bonds for the construction of a 130-mile segment of 220-mph tracks through the Central Valley and the implementation of $2 billion in commuter rail improvements in the Bay Area and Los Angeles regions.
SACRAMENTO, California (Reuters) - The California state Senate gave a nod of approval to the state's high speed rail plan on Friday in a make-or-break vote that would provide funding to start construction on a project whose overall ... Read Post
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