Well, this is unfortunate: Two of Gov. Jerry Brown’s favorite projects — building a high-speed rail system and a pair of massive tunnels under the Delta — face a serious threat if California voters pass a measure heading for the November ballot. The “No Blank Checks Initiative,” bankrolled with $4.5 million from Stockton farmer and […]
Contractors are about to begin construction on the Fresno Trench, including a section that will go under the 180 freeway. The California High Speed Rail Authority put out this video laying out the stages of construction: The work begins next month and is expected to last for 18 months.
A Peninsula Assemblymember has introduced new legislation (technically, it’s a rewrite of another bill) that would make it clear the Prop 1A bonds can be sold now in order to help fund Caltrain electrification: AB1889 by Assemblyman Kevin Mullin, D-South San Francisco, would change the wording of previous legislation to approve selling the bonds to […]