News Releases

September 20, 2021

NEWS RELEASE: California High-Speed Rail Authority Releases 2021 Sustainability Report

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – As California kicks off Climate Week 2021, the California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) today released its latest Sustainability Report: Building an Equitable Future, detailing how this first-in-the nation project positively contributes to the climate change struggle and helps build the most technologically advanced, electrified, and equitable transportation system in California.

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September 2, 2021

NEWS RELEASE: High-Speed Rail Celebrates 6,000 Construction Jobs While Helping Train for the Future

FRESNO, Calif. – In celebration of Labor Day, the California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) today announced it has crossed another milestone with 6,000 construction jobs created to date across 119 miles of active construction in the Central Valley.

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August 19, 2021

News Release: Authority Board Approves High-Speed Rail Line Between Bakersfield and Palmdale

Los Angeles – The California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) Board of Directors today approved the Final Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement (EIR/EIS) for the approximately 80-mile Bakersfield to Palmdale project alignment section. The action paves the way for full California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) clearance of nearly 300 miles of the high-speed rail project’s 500-mile Phase 1 alignment from San Francisco to Los Angeles/Anaheim. The Board’s actions mark the first CEQA certification of an environmental document in the Southern California region.

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August 6, 2021

NEWS RELEASE: High-Speed Rail Releases August 2021 Construction Update

Today, the California High-Speed Rail Authority released its August 2021 Construction Update highlighting the progress being made on the nation’s first high-speed rail project. Highlights include summer progress across all high-speed rail construction packages and engagement with Fresno stakeholders as we plan for the future Fresno high-speed rail station.

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