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Yesterday the California High Speed Rail Authority selected Jeffrey Morales as their new CEO, replacing Roelof van Ark. Morales served as Caltrans director under Governor Gray Davis, and has been working on the HSR project as a Senior Vice President for Parsons Brinckerhoff. Mike Rosenberg at the San Jose Mercury News has the best reporting […]

May 30th, 2012 | Filed under Uncategorized

At today’s board meeting in Los Angeles California High Speed Rail CEO Roelof van Ark announced his resignation: Roelof van Ark, chief executive officer of the California High-Speed Rail Authority, announced this afternoon that he is quitting, the latest setback for the state’s beleaguered campaign to build a nearly $100 billion rail network in California. […]

Jan 12th, 2012 | Filed under Uncategorized

For a few months now there have been increasing reports of tension between the California High Speed Rail Authority and Ogilvy, the PR firm they hired on a $9 million contract to conduct outreach for the project. In April Quentin Kopp slammed Ogilvy just before he stepped down from the board, raising questions about Ogilvy’s […]

Jul 1st, 2011 | Filed under Uncategorized

Note from Robert: the following post is from Kenya Wheeler, a graduate student in the Department of City and Regional Planning at U.C. Berkeley. Thanks to him for agreeing to write this post! The future of High Speed Rail took center stage at a crowded panel discussion with over 120 attendees on May 19th at […]

May 22nd, 2011 | Filed under Uncategorized