Posts Tagged ‘lawsuit’

Another day, another victory for Caltrain and high speed rail and another defeat for Peninsula NIMBYs: In a lawsuit that could have veered Caltrain’s electrification plans off track, a judge announced Monday he is ruling in favor of the local transit agency proceeding with its $2 billion Modernization Program. The town of Atherton filed the […]

Sep 27th, 2016 | Filed under Uncategorized

There are two big stories this week affecting the California high speed rail project. Today, we’ll look at the good news. Tomorrow, the bad news. Kings County officials have opted not to appeal a judge’s ruling against Central Valley landowners in their ongoing lawsuit against California’s high-speed rail project, clearing another legal hurdle to the […]

May 27th, 2016 | Filed under Uncategorized

In a ruling that should not surprise anybody, Sacramento Superior Court Judge Michael Kenny sided with the California High Speed Rail Authority against Kings County and Peninsula NIMBYs who had sued to stop the HSR project. Plaintiffs claimed that the current plans did not meet Proposition 1A requirements. The judge did not agree. We’ll post […]

Mar 8th, 2016 | Filed under Uncategorized

Today Judge Michael Kenny, no stranger to high speed rail litigation, is hearing the case brought by John Tos, Aaron Fukuda, and the Kings County Board of Supervisors against the California High Speed Rail Authority. This is the last major piece of litigation facing the project out of the numerous lawsuits that were filed in […]

Feb 11th, 2016 | Filed under Uncategorized