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February 8, 2022

NEWS RELEASE: High-Speed Rail Authority Issues Draft 2022 Business Plan for Public Review and Comment

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – As California takes the lead in building a modern, clean and sustainable transportation system, the California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) today issued its Draft 2022 Business Plan for public review and comment. The release of the draft plan comes just 10 months after the Authority’s Board of Directors approved the final 2020 Business Plan, which included an extended public comment period due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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January 31, 2022

NEWS RELEASE: California High-Speed Rail Authority Recognized as Employer of the Year by Organization Advancing Women in Transportation

The California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) has received the prestigious Employer of the Year award from the Women in Transportation Seminar (WTS) Sacramento chapter. This annual award recognizes a transportation organization for outstanding leadership in mentoring women in the transportation field, providing opportunities for upward mobility for women and having women at the highest levels of leadership.

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January 20, 2022

NEWS RELEASE: High-Speed Rail Board Clears Final Environmental Hurdles to Advance Service into LA

LOS ANGELES – The California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) Board of Directors today unanimously approved the Final Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement (EIR/EIS) for the approximately 14-mile Burbank to Los Angeles project section. This action clears 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.

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January 6, 2022

NEWS RELEASE: Authority Meets Federal Grant Match Requirement a Year Ahead of Schedule

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has accepted and approved the remaining California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) state funding match to federal dollars. Today’s action completes a major component of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funding grant, a year ahead of schedule.

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