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Construction began today on the first major, visible piece of high speed rail infrastructure – the viaduct over the Fresno River. As students of @fresnocity, we're grateful to have the opportunity to advocate for this important project. #IWillRide pic.twitter.com/mVCsNiz8bG — I Will Ride FCC (@iwillridefcc) June 16, 2015 More from the Fresno Bee on the […]

Jun 16th, 2015 | Filed under Uncategorized

Seems I’m posting most often early in the week…I’ll try to space these out over the week. Time to catch up on some stories: Jeff Denham wants to “nullify” the federal HSR grant: Rep. Jeff Denham, R-Turlock, who has tried multiple times to derail federal funding, successfully pushed a measure through the House of Representatives […]

Jun 15th, 2015 | Filed under Uncategorized

It’s become clear in recent weeks that one of the main challenges facing the California high speed rail project, now that it’s navigated most of the initial political, legal, and financial hurdles, is the anemic pace of land acquisition. Tim Sheehan at the Fresno Bee takes a closer look at the issue and concludes part […]

Mar 11th, 2015 | Filed under Uncategorized

This is never a story you want to see – the contractor building the HSR line near Fresno ran afoul of federal rules on protecting the endangered kit fox: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has declared the California High-Speed Rail Authority and Federal Railroad Administration to be out of compliance with their environmental commitments […]

Feb 3rd, 2015 | Filed under Uncategorized