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A new report from the University of the Pacific’s Center for Business and Police Researcher predicts California’s economy will continue to grow and high-speed rail is playing a key factor. Among the highlights in the report: Fresno saw its unemployment rate drop to single-digits last year for only the fourth time in the past 25 years. The report says HSR construction will help keep that expansion going in 2016 and 2017. Click here to read the full California & Metro Forecast.



Latest Developments


  • NEWS RELEASE: HSR and Federal Partners Realign Grant to Reflect Updated Business Plan

    Sacramento, Calif. – Following the recent approval of the new high-speed rail 2016 Business Plan –which sets forth the plan to connect the Central Valley and Silicon Valley by 2024—the California High-Speed Rail Authority and the Federal Railroad Administration have updated an existing 2012 ARRA grant agreement. Read why this is a significant step toward delivery of the operable segment of high-speed rail.
  • NEWS RELEASE: HSR Initiates Environmental Review Process for the San Francisco to San Jose Project Section

    San Francisco, Calif. – Today, the California High-Speed Rail Authority issued a Notice of Preparation to initiate a project level environmental impact report/environmental impact statement for the San Francisco to San Jose project section. Read more about the Environmental Review Process or visit the San Francisco to San Jose Project Section page to learn how you can take part in that process. You can also learn more by attending the Authority's Public Scoping Meetings planned for San Francisco, San Mateo and Mountain View.

  • 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.



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Use QuickMap to find information on how high-speed rail construction is impacting road travel in your area. You can also find real-time traffic information from across the state, including traffic congestion, lane closures, and chain controls.