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The latest small business newsletter is out and the timing is fitting as it is National Small Business Week. The week honors the 28 million small businesses that are the backbone of our economy. The Authority is putting small businesses to work! 266 of them so far thanks to our aggressive 30% overall participation goal, inclusive of 10% for disadvantaged firms and 3% for disabled veteran firms. The Authority is working hard to ensure that small businesses play their part in connecting and transforming California. Read the newsletter to learn more about some of those small businesses and how high-speed rail is Investing in California.



Latest Developments


  • April Construction Update: A look at the Progress of High-Speed Rail Construction in the Central Valley

    Work is underway at six project sites within Construction Package 1 (CP 1), and more projects are expected to break ground in the coming weeks and into the summer. CP 1 is the first approximately 32-mile stretch of high-speed rail between Avenue 19 in Madera County to East American Avenue in Fresno County. Read more in our April Construction Update or see more pictures at BuildHSR.com.

  • NEWS RELEASE: High-Speed Rail Board of Directors Adopts 2016 Business Plan

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The California High-Speed Rail Authority Board of Directors has adopted the 2016 Business Plan. The plan lays out an approach to sequencing the Phase 1 system that will ultimately connect the San Francisco Bay Area to the Los Angeles Basin via the Central Valley with high-speed passenger rail service. The plan will now be delivered to the Legislature by Monday, May 2. Click here to read a summary of the other changes made to the original draft of the plan.

  • NEWS RELEASE: High-Speed Rail Authority Crosses Major Milestone in Safety and Security

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The California High-Speed Rail Authority has received final approval to acquire exclusive rights to the radio spectrum needed to operate future communications systems for its trains. Read why this deal is a major milestone for the safety and security of the system.



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