March 16, 2023
NEWS RELEASE: High-Speed Rail Investments Continue to Lift California Economy
SACRAMENTO – Investments in California’s first-in-the-nation high-speed rail project are pumping billions of dollars into California’s economy and contributing to positive economic benefits throughout the state, according to the California High-Speed Rail Authority’s latest 2022 Economic Analysis Report.Show More
February 14, 2023
PHOTO RELEASE: California High-Speed Rail Celebrates Creating 10,000 Construction Jobs
FRESNO, Calif. – The California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) celebrated a historic milestone today, announcing the creation of more than 10,000 construction jobs since the start of high-speed rail construction. Most of these jobs have gone to Central Valley residents and men and women from disadvantaged communities.Show More
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Meetings of the Board of Directors and of its committees are noticed and conducted in compliance with the Bagley-Keene Open Meeting Act. Board of Directors meetings are generally held once a month. Special Board meetings may be held as needed to address Authority business, but those meetings will be announced ten days in advance in compliance with the Bagley-Keene Open Meeting Act. View the Board Meeting Schedule and Materials.
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High-Speed Rail Maps
Project Section Maps
- San Francisco to San Jose
- Bakersfield F Street Station Alignment
- San Jose to Merced
- Bakersfield to Palmdale
- Merced to Sacramento
- Palmdale to Burbank
- Merced to Fresno
- Burbank to Los Angeles
- Central Valley Wye
- Los Angeles to Anaheim
- Fresno to Bakersfield
- Los Angeles to San Diego
Work on the nation’s first high-speed rail program is and exciting and fast-paced, and involves numerous areas of expertise, including planners, designers, builders and eventually operators. Employment opportunities are available through:
- The California High-Speed Rail Authority
- The State of California
- Design Builders of California’s High-Speed Rail
Carbon Footprint Calculator
Our individual actions make a difference for our planet. In addition to the ease, comfort, speed and convenience of taking high-speed rail, your trip saves greenhouse gas emissions and avoids adding pollution to our communities.
No matter what distance the trip is, using high-speed rail in California makes a difference. Explore this tool to see how your future travel avoids pollution.
|Greenhouse Gas (GHG)||GHG emissions are the primary driver of climate change caused by human activity and a critical source of local, regional, and global environmental impacts.|
|Fossil Fuel||Fossil fuel is a hydrocarbon-containing material formed underground from the remains of dead plants and animals that humans extract and burn to release energy for use. The main fossil fuels are coal, petroleum and natural gas.|
|Renewable Energy||Energy that is collected from renewable resources that is naturally replenished without causing environmental pollution. It includes sources such as sunlight, wind, rain, tides, waves, and geothermal heat.|
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