Sustainability Report

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As California leads the way on the innovative advancement of clean, sustainable transportation, the California High-Speed Rail Authority’s Sustainability Report details how this first-in-the-nation system serves as the backbone of the state’s ambitious climate goals.

2022 Sustainability Report

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The 2022 Sustainability Report provides information on the progress the Authority is making in fulfilling sustainability commitments. Specifically, this report:

  • Details the Authority’s comprehensive approach to designing, constructing and operating the high-speed rail system in a sustainable manner.
  • Describes how the Authority is meeting its commitment to upholding environmental justice principles and how adverse effects on minority and low-income populations are being addressed.
  • Discusses the Authority’s efforts to protect important wildlife habitat and preserve agricultural lands.
  • Summarizes the results of the materiality assessment process performed in 2022 to quantify the significance of different environmental, social and governance issues to our stakeholders.
  • Highlights our progress in assessing climate-change impacts to the high-speed rail system and developing a formal climate change policy.
  • Outlines the progress the Authority is making in its station-planning efforts and the focus on regional transit integration.
  • 2022 Sustainability Report


What They’re Saying

Hear from some of our partner agencies how high-speed rail plays an important part in addressing climate change and how it will be key to addressing California’s clean energy future.

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