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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

The Fresno Bee’s Tim Sheehan has an excellent article providing an overview of the HSR construction timeline for the Fresno to Merced segment – and the ways that lawsuits could delay that timeline enough to jeopardize the federal funding. Which is the entire point of those lawsuits. In its legal battle arguing that an injunction […]

Oct 8th, 2012 | Filed under Uncategorized

This week the California High Speed Rail Authority announced it has adopted the hybrid alternative for the Merced to Fresno section of the high speed rail project. The route runs to the east of Madera, and is at least $500 million cheaper than several of the other alternatives on the table. From a CHSRA press […]

Dec 1st, 2011 | Filed under Uncategorized

California High Speed Rail Authority CEO Roelof van Ark spoke today at the Madera County Farm Bureau’s regional conference and pledged to improve outreach to the agricultural community: “We need to do a better job of communicating,” Roelof van Ark, CEO of the High-Speed Rail Authority, said at the Madera County Farm Bureau’s regional conference. […]

Feb 25th, 2011 | Filed under Uncategorized