Archives

Posts Tagged ‘Jerry Brown’

At noon today, Governor Jerry Brown will join other leaders as the California High Speed Rail Authority breaks ground on the project in Fresno. You can watch the ceremony live here. Today’s groundbreaking represents the culmination of literally decades of work to bring high speed rail to California, going back to Jerry Brown’s first two […]

Jan 6th, 2015 | Filed under Uncategorized

2014 was the best year for California high speed rail since at least 2008, when voters approved the Proposition 1A bonds. But there’s an argument it might have been even better than that. Let’s take a quick look back at the year that was. • Cap and trade money secures California HSR’s future. The June […]

Dec 31st, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized

Some of the stories that broke over the last two weeks that I wasn’t able to write about: • The California High Speed Rail Authority and the City of Bakersfield reached a settlement in Bakersfield’s lawsuit against the Authority. One of the key outcomes is that the CHSRA will study a completely new alignment in […]

Dec 29th, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized

KCAL 9 caught up with Governor Jerry Brown yesterday in Southern California and asked him if the election results – specifically the Republican capture of the US Senate – meant that the high speed rail project was in trouble: “Look, we have the ingredients to get this thing launched,” Brown told reporters on his way […]

Nov 7th, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized