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August 17, 2018

High-Speed Rail Authority Names Northern California Regional Director

SACRAMENTO, Calif.– The California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) today announced the appointment of Boris Lipkin as the Northern California Regional Director. “Boris’s appointment to this position continues the excellent work he has done as the Acting Northern California Regional Director to prepare us for future Silicon Valley to Central Valley high-speed rail service,” said Authority CEO Brian Kelly. “His experience with the high-speed rail program...

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August 16, 2018

High-Speed Rail Continues to Lead California and the Nation in Building a Clean and Green Transportation System

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Today, the California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) issued its annual Sustainability Report, which details how the Authority is already putting sustainability into action. The report updates the progress made in 2017 and the results of our comprehensive approach to designing, constructing and operating high-speed rail in a sustainable manner. The report highlights accomplishments in each aspect of the Authority’s Sustainability Framework. "Our goal is to...

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August 13, 2018

Watch for Truck Hauling on State Route 43 in Kings County

KINGS COUNTY, Calif. – The California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) and the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) want to remind the public to use caution and avoid passing heavy trucks on State Route 43 (SR 43), as construction for high-speed rail and local harvest season is in full swing. Drivers should plan accordingly, and please add at least 20 extra minutes to your drive-time while using the busy two-lane highway. Heavy vehicles hauling fill-dirt for...

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June 18, 2018

Cross Valley Corridor Plan Approved With Connection to Kings/Tulare High-Speed Rail Station

DINUBA, Calif. – Today, the Tulare County Association of Governments (TCAG) Board voted to approve the Cross Valley Corridor Plan that will serve as a vision plan to improve transportation connections and guide future development of the Central San Joaquin Valley. The plan focuses on an existing rail corridor between the cities of Huron and Porterville, with direct and convenient access to the Kings/Tulare high-speed rail station. “This plan represents an opportunity to transform...

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