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April 22, 2021

NEWS RELEASE: California High-Speed Rail Marks Earth Day 2021 By Moving Toward Greener Construction

The California High-Speed Rail Authority Board of Directors adopted the Revised 2020 Business Plan today, reaffirming the Authority’s commitment to deliver a 171-mile Merced-Fresno-Bakersfield interim electrified service line in California’s Central Valley. “The strategy outlined in this plan presents a clear path toward completing construction in the Central Valley,” said Authority CEO Brian Kelly. “We are committed to continued progress as an organization and..

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March 25, 2021

NEWS RELEASE: High-Speed Rail Authority Board of Directors Adopts 2020 Business Plan

The California High-Speed Rail Authority Board of Directors adopted the Revised 2020 Business Plan today, reaffirming the Authority’s commitment to deliver a 171-mile Merced-Fresno-Bakersfield interim electrified service line in California’s Central Valley. “The strategy outlined in this plan presents a clear path toward completing construction in the Central Valley,” said Authority CEO Brian Kelly. “We are committed to continued progress as an organization and..

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March 16, 2021

VIDEO RELEASE: High-Speed Rail Releases March 2021 Construction Update

Today, the California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) released its March 2021 Construction Update highlighting ongoing progress on the nation’s first high-speed rail project. To date, the project has created of more than 5,500 construction jobs since the start of construction in the Central Valley, with more than 35 construction sites active today along the first 119 miles under construction.Highlights in the video below include the completion of the San Joaquin River Viaduct which...

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February 26, 2021

NEWS RELEASE: Authority Meets Federal Funding Deadline Well Ahead of Schedule

The California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) today submitted the final state match to the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funding grant. With this action, the Authority has completed the matching funding requirements of the 2010 grant 22 months ahead of schedule.Last week, the FRA approved $846 million in state match dollars previously submitted, bringing the total approved to almost $1.6 billion. The FRA will now review the...

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