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The California High Speed Rail Authority is hosting a couple of meetings this week to discuss various segments of the HSR route. First up is a meeting in Shafter on Wednesday, September 23, from 4-7 pm in the Shafter Veterans Hall. The topic there will be the proposed route in and around the city of […]

Sep 21st, 2015 | Filed under Uncategorized

The California High Speed Rail Authority has confirmed that it will select the Hanford West alignment for the high speed rail tracks in that area: The route would be below-grade, meaning it will run under main streets and not require new overpasses. It would run mostly along a line just east of 13th Avenue before […]

Apr 3rd, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized

The California High Speed Rail Authority is holding a second board meeting this month to approve using the recently won $616 million in federal HSR funding to build tracks toward Bakersfield. The staff report for this meeting lays out the various scenarios for using the $1.232 billion now available (including the Prop 1A matching funds) […]

Dec 20th, 2010 | Filed under Uncategorized

Now that we know one of the two Central Valley HSR segments will be built first, discussion is emerging as to which segment should receive the state and federal funding. In last week’s Modesto Bee, Merced County Supervisor John Pedrozo makes the case for Merced-Fresno based on five points: First, the project already plans for […]

Nov 15th, 2010 | Filed under Uncategorized