September 2023 I Will Ride Update

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This was a big month for the California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) with the news of a recently awarded federal grant. We also continued the wave of recognition with another Employer of the Year award, this time in the Bay Area. Reaching farther south, we were excited to open a new exhibit in the heart of Downtown LA at a historic and cherished location.

قطار كاليفورنيا فائق السرعة Receives Nearly $202 Million Grant from US DOT 

Logo of the U.S. Department of Transportation next to a photo of the California high-speed rail train rendering. Earlier this month, we got exciting news the Authority was a recipient of an almost $202 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT)! This grant from the Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) Program, is part of ال $1.4 billion in federal grants awarded to states to improve rail safety in the U.S. The Authority’s grant will be used to design, purchase rightofway, and construct six grade separations in the city of Shafter. This significant news, which will mark the first construction outside of the 119 miles currently under construction in the Central Valley shows the federal governments continued commitment to building true electrified high-speed rail in the U.S. You can read more about construction updates at and take a closer look at California high-speed rail grade separations هنا on our website.  

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السكك الحديدية عالية السرعة Talk of the Town at American Planners Conference

The Authority and partner teams were busy last weekend with a jam-packed schedule at this year’s American Planning Associations California Chapter conference. For the first time in several years, the conference was held in Fresno, making high-speed rail a key topic at the conference. Led by Principal Transportation Planners and tremendous support from Central Valley regional team members, planning experts and هxternal أffairs team members, the Authority managed to incorporate three construction tours, session presentations, station site walking tours, and a full information center with 3D models and virtual reality at the Central Valley Regional offices where conference attendees learned more about the project. Authority CEO Brian Kelly also gave the keynote to kick off a full day of activities alongside Fresno Mayor Jerry Dyer 

Three photos that make a graphic. First photo are people standing over a 3D printed model of Fresno with the future California high-speed rail station. Second photo is a large group of about 50 people or so in construction vests and hard hats standing on a high-speed rail structure with arches above them. The third photo is a woman putting on virtual reality glasses.


Bay Area Women’s Transportation Seminar Employer of the Year 

Two women standing holding an award smiling. Next to that photo is a WTS San Francisco logo. In the continued wave of employer recognitions, the سلطة is once again recognized by the Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS) for هmployer of the Year, this time with California’s Bay Area chapter. During an evening ceremony, Deputy Regional Director of the Northern California office, Morgan Galli accepted the award on the Authority’s behalf and celebrated the recognition with a group of passionate and committed transportation professionals in the Bay Area and Silicon Valley. The سلطة is proud to be a WTS Employer of the Year recipient fأو Sacramento, Los Angeles, Bay Area, and International chapters.  

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Cherished Southern California Restaurant Showcases High-Speed Rail Display 

Two photos of a large 16-foot display with information about rail history in California and California high-speed rail. أ cherished Southern California restaurant, Philippe تيhe Original worked closely with the Authority to showcase a Caltrans and high-speed rail display. The display was done just in time for LA Metro’s Trainfest and celebrates the history and future of Rail in Southern California. Philippe تيhe Original opened in 1908 و is located right across the street from LA Union Station, a future stop for the California high-speed rail. You can take a look في ال recap video on our YouTube channel and read more about the display below. If you visit Phillipe تيhe Original, make sure to snap a picture and tag us on social media 



Two مينيتا معهد النقل طالب علم Competitions 

Graphic for a competition with the text #Visionzero2030. The graphic has illustrations of cars, buses, pedestrians and bicyclists. Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI) at San Jose State University is dedicated to increasing mobility for all by improving the safety, efficiency, accessibility, and convenience of our nation’s transportation system. MTI has a vibrant workforce development program that incorporates various K through 12 education competitions to get students thinking critically about all modes of transportation. This year, MTI will be having an essay contest and the Garrett Morgan Sustainable Transportation Competition.  

Essay Contest: The essay contest has a theme of Vision Zero 2030 giving students from grades 6 through 12العاشر the opportunity to provide a concept to reaching zero casualties on the U.S. transportation system. 

Garret Morgan Sustainable Transportation Competition: The Garret Morgan competition, exclusively for middle school students, is an opportunity for students to create groups and choose a Science, Transportation, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM) topic in transportation. If any groups wish to focus on high-speed rail, the Authority is happy to share resources! 

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Professional Associations in Transportation Virtual Event  

Infographic for the Professional Associations event. The graphic includes Women’s Transportation Seminar and Mineta Transportation Institute logos, three people talking and all the details for the event. WTS-SF Bay Area and the Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI) of San Jose State invites you to join for a free virtual event “Connect for Your Career: An Introduction to Professional Associations in Transportation.” It will introduce university students and emerging professionals to Northern California transportation organizations that offer networking, professional development opportunities, and/or scholarship opportunities.  This event is Wednesday, November 8, 2023 online from 5:30pm to 7:30pm.


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Preliminary Train Interior Designs

Four sketch images of train interiors. Earlier this month on social media we shared preliminary designs for train interiors. Before we purchase any trains, we are taking input from various stakeholders to get all the thoughts and ideas to build first in the nation high-speed rail trains. Take a look at our social media to see these designs! You can provide your comments at




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I Will Ride logo with a train and text that reads internships, Jobs and Scholarships.

Creating a Path to Success (CAPS) Leadership Academy

CAPS is a six-month leadership training program for college students. CAPS aims to empower and train the next generation of successful Hispanic civic and business leaders through training, network-building, and ongoing engagement with leaders in business development. Students do not have to have any specific area of focus in school, and students of all academic backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

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Dragados Social Media Coordinador Selma, CA

Social media coordinator focusing on the California high-speed rail project.

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منحة كومتو الوطنية

COMTO’s National Scholarship Program supports our strategic goal of ensuring the continuing legacy of minorities in transportation. COMTO annually awards multiple national academic scholarships, ranging from $500 to $6,000 each to minority graduate and undergraduate students from across the country. Scholarship awardees are represented in all academic backgrounds and are pursuing various careers in the transportation industry.

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COMTO Northern California Scholarship

The Northern California Chapter of the Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO NorCal) is a national, multi-ethnic professional organization founded in 1971 to advance the representation of minority professionals in the transportation industry, nurture their career growth through networking and training, and champion equitable transportation development. A cornerstone of COMTO’s work is supporting the next generation of transportation professionals and providing financial support for students in need. This is COMTO NorCal’s 20th Scholarship Awards Gala. COMTO’s annual Future of Transportation Scholarship Program is currently seeking applicants through October 20, 2023 for scholarship awards of $2,000 to $6,000 each.

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منح WTS سكرامنتو

تلتزم WTS بالنهوض بالمرأة في صناعة النقل ، وإحدى الطرق الفعالة العديدة التي تمكنهم من تمكين هذا التقدم بنشاط هي من خلال برنامج المنح الدراسية الخاص بهم. منذ عام 2005 ، منح فرع سكرامنتو أكثر من $125،000 في شكل منح دراسية لـ 100 شابة يسعين إلى مهن تدعم صناعة النقل من خلال التبرعات السخية من المؤيدين والأعضاء.

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WTS International Strategic Partners Scholarships

The WTS Foundation awards scholarships to students pursuing careers in transportation through undergraduate and graduate programs. The scholarships are competitive and based on the applicant’s specific transportation goals, academic record and transportation-related activities or job skills. Minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

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المنح الدراسية لمؤسسة النقل في كاليفورنيا

تتمثل مهمة مؤسسة النقل في كاليفورنيا (CTF) في تثقيف مستقبل مهنة النقل من خلال المنح الدراسية والبرامج التعليمية والتوجيه والتدريب الداخلي. لمعرفة المزيد حول فرص المنح الدراسية المختلفة التي تقدمها CTF ، تأكد من مراجعة موقع الويب المرتبط أدناه.

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شركة National Passenger Corporation ، المعروفة أيضًا باسم Amtrak ، هي شركة تسعى جاهدة لتقديم خدمة ركاب بالسكك الحديدية عالية الجودة وآمنة وفي الوقت المحدد تتجاوز توقعات العملاء. على مدار 50 عامًا ، قامت شركة Amtrak بربط الأعمال والمجتمعات في جميع أنحاء البلاد ، وبينما تحتفل Amtrak بالذكرى السنوية الخمسين لتأسيسها ، فإنها تتطلع إلى الخمسين عامًا القادمة وما بعدها لتحريك القوى العاملة الأمريكية نحو المستقبل.

يوفر برنامج أمتراك للمنح الدراسية منحًا أكاديمية لطلاب البكالوريوس والدراسات العليا الذين لديهم اهتمام نشط في صناعة السكك الحديدية. تم إنشاء هذا البرنامج لتقديم الدعم للمساعدة في تشجيع التحصيل الأكاديمي ضمن برامج السكك الحديدية ، مما يضمن مستقبلًا في هذه الصناعة.

أمتراك ستمنح 11 منحة دراسية في فئات تشمل

·        women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math);

·        Amtrak dependents;

·        Non-Technical, Engineering and IT (Information Technology) degree candidates;

·        African American, Asian Pacific American Islander and Hispanic/Latinx students.

تتراوح مبالغ الجائزة من $3،000 إلى $5،000 ، ويُسمح للطلاب بالتقدم إلى أكثر من فئة واحدة قابلة للتطبيق إذا تم استيفاء المعايير. سيتم قبول الطلبات حتى 31 يناير 2023.

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فتح باب التقديم لبرنامج Capital Fellows

برامج زملاء رأس المال هي عبارة عن زمالات للسياسة العامة معترف بها على المستوى الوطني تقدم تجارب فريدة في صنع السياسات والتنمية في كل فرع من فروع الحكومة. يتم وضع زملاء رأس المال في بعض أعلى المستويات في حكومة ولاية كاليفورنيا ويساعدون المشرعين في الولاية والموظفين التنفيذيين رفيعي المستوى ومديري المحاكم في مجموعة واسعة من قضايا ومشروعات السياسة العامة ويتم عادةً تكليفهم بقدر كبير من المسؤولية و التحديات.

تغلق باب التقديم لبرنامج Capital Fellows في 6 فبراير 2023 الساعة 5:00 مساءً.

تعد الهيئة شريكًا فخورًا لبرنامج Capital Fellows بعد أن استقبلت العديد من الزملاء خلال عام خدمتهم ضمن فريق الاتصالات لدينا.

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 Informational flyer for student I Will Ride program. Webinars, Project Updates, Student Opportunities and Construction Tours. Photos of professionals panel, train rendering, students tabling and construction tour. هل أنت طالب يرغب في معرفة المزيد عن مشروع السكك الحديدية عالية السرعة في كاليفورنيا أو بناء الجولات أو الانضمام إلى المشروع كزميل أو متدرب؟ لا تفوت أي تحديثات أو فرص أو إشعارات مهمة عند الاشتراك في I Will Ride! اشترك في I Will Ride

تبذل هيئة السكك الحديدية عالية السرعة في كاليفورنيا قصارى جهدها للتأكد من أن موقع الويب ومحتوياته تفي بمتطلبات ADA الإلزامية وفقًا لإرشادات الوصول إلى محتوى الويب 2.0 Level AA من ولاية كاليفورنيا. إذا كنت تبحث عن مستند معين غير موجود على موقع هيئة السكك الحديدية عالية السرعة في كاليفورنيا ، فيمكنك تقديم طلب للحصول على المستند بموجب قانون السجلات العامة من خلال صفحة قانون السجلات العامة. إذا كان لديك أي أسئلة حول الموقع أو محتوياته ، يرجى الاتصال بالهيئة على