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Madera County is already getting high speed rail tracks. And now it will be getting a high speed rail station – of a sort. Madera already has an Amtrak station, though it’s little more than a covered waiting area. In the 2016 Business Plan, however, the California High Speed Rail Authority adopted a plan to […]

May 3rd, 2016 | Filed under Uncategorized

It’s been a while since we checked in at the Transbay Terminal project…and, yikes, maybe it’s better if you don’t look. First up, the Transbay Terminal project faces a $260 million shortfall: San Francisco’s beleaguered Transbay Transit Center may get a $260 million emergency bailout from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission and Wells Fargo in order […]

Apr 30th, 2016 | Filed under Uncategorized

The Merced Sun-Star Editorial Board tells the story of how local elected officials fought to get Merced back into the Initial Operating Segment – and ensure that nearly 1 million people get access to a fast ride to Silicon Valley: “I know very few people who commute from Fresno to the Bay Area,” said Adam […]

Apr 25th, 2016 | Filed under Uncategorized

After hearing public feedback on the draft 2016 Business Plan, the California High Speed Rail Authority is making some revisions to the Business Plan, including building tracks to Merced: • Merced. The city had been omitted from the initial operating segment (IOS) in the February plan after being part of the IOS in previous business […]

Apr 21st, 2016 | Filed under Uncategorized