California’s high-speed rail system is supported by multiple program areas that cover a variety of topics from planning to design to construction to operations.

Economic Investment

Investment in high-speed rail is supporting jobs, labor income and economic output across a number of California’s regions, including some of those hardest hit by the Great Recession.

Learn more about the nearly $9.8 billion invested in the nation’s first high-speed rail system over the past decade and more.

Construction - Build HSR


Construction Activity on California’s High-Speed Rail Program. The California High-Speed Rail Program is underway. Since 2016, when construction began, there are numerous active construction sites, with more anticipated each year.

Private Property

Private Property

The California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) understands that private property owners will be affected by the proposed construction of the high-speed rail system. In light of this fact, the Authority has committed to do everything it can to educate, inform, and work collaboratively with affected property owners.

Title VI

Title VI

The California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) is committed to ensuring that no person shall, on the grounds of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program or activity in the design, construction and operation of the high-speed rail system.

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