Posts Tagged ‘CHSRA’

Governor Jerry Brown, the California High Speed Rail Authority, and Treasurer Bill Lockyer are appealing to the California Supreme Court to overturn Sacramento Superior Court Judge Michael Kenny’s ruling last year that the state cannot sell Prop 1A bonds because Congressional Republicans refuse to authorize new federal funding, throwing the earlier funding plan into question: […]

Jan 24th, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized

The California High Speed Rail Authority is moving ahead with its plans for the second phase of HSR construction in the Central Valley – a 60 mile segment from Fresno to the Tulare-Kern County line. Five bids have been received: • California Rail Builders: Ferrovial Agroman US Corp. and Granite Construction Company • Dragados/Flatiron/Shimmick: Dragados […]

Dec 19th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized

I guess if we’re going to have rulings like this, might as well get them all in at once: The California High-Speed Rail Authority, the only bullet-train builder in the U.S., may have to renegotiate a $1 billion construction contract after a federal regulator refused to grant early approval for a 114-mile segment. The Surface […]

Dec 4th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized

The Sacramento Bee editorial board remains supportive of the high speed rail project. As with this blog, they believe that the project should not be delayed and that it ought to continue to move forward. Earlier this week they suggested a quick path to get the bonds authorized and spent: Why did the CHSRA seek […]

Nov 29th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized