High Speed Rail

 In this handout image provided by the California High-Speed Rail Authority, Construction of the Muscat Avenue Viaduct seen west of State Route 99, just east of Cedar Avenue on July 13, 2017 in Fresno, California..
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Doug Sovern
May 21, 2019 - 9:55 pm
California is suing the Trump administration again — this time, over high speed rail.
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FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2015, file photo, a full-scale mock-up of a high-speed train is displayed at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. The Trump administration cancelled nearly $1 billion in federal money for California's high-speed rail project Thursday, May 16, 2019, further throwing into question the future of the ambitious plan to connect Los Angeles and San Francisco. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
May 16, 2019 - 2:39 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Trump administration cancelled nearly $1 billion Thursday in federal money for California's high-speed rail project, further throwing into question the future of the ambitious plan to connect Los Angeles and San Francisco. The administration said it might also try to...
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KCBS Radio Overnight News
February 20, 2019 - 3:41 pm
A Southern California lawmaker has proposed that the state create new sections of highway where drivers can go as fast as they please. State Sen. John Moorlach (R-Orange County) has proposed building new lanes on northbound and southbound Interstate 5 and State Highway 99 from Bakersfield to...
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FILE - This Feb. 26, 2015, photo shows a full-scale mock-up of a high-speed train, displayed at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. The Trump administration plans to cancel $929 million in U.S. money for California's beleaguered high-speed rail project and wants the state to return an additional $2.5 billion it's already spent. The U.S. Department of Transportation announcement Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, came after President Donald Trump last week threatened to make California pay back the money awarded to build the train between Los Angeles and San Francisco. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
February 19, 2019 - 6:22 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Trump administration said Tuesday that it plans to cancel $929 million awarded to California's high-speed rail project and wants the state to return an additional $2.5 billion that it has already spent. The U.S. Department of Transportation announcement follows through...
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Donald Trump (Photo credit: Oliver Contreras/Sipa USA)
KCBS Radio Morning News
February 19, 2019 - 7:55 am
President Trump criticized the amount of money California has spent in its attempt build a high-speed train line while defending his plans to build a wall along the border with Mexico.
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Matt Bigler/KCBS Radio
KCBS Radio Midday News
February 13, 2019 - 1:15 pm
Gov. Gavin Newsom’s announcement that the state would prioritize the Central Valley section of its contentious high speed rail project, has increased worries that newly built, yet damaged Salesforce Transit Center will become irrelevant for train passengers.
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KCBS Radio Midday News
February 12, 2019 - 12:08 pm
Gov. Gavin Newsom announced that he will desert the project to build a high-speed rail link from San Francisco to Los Angeles that had been a priority of his predecessor Jerry Brown.
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Artist rendering of a California High-Speed Rail train
Artist rendering of a California High-Speed Rail train (Photo credit: CA High-Speed Rail Authority)
Phil Matier
April 23, 2018 - 11:31 am
Insider Phil Matier talks about what the plan entails and how it plans to help commute.
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Artist rendering of a California High-Speed Rail train
Artist rendering of a California High-Speed Rail train (Photo credit: CA High-Speed Rail Authority)
Phil Matier
March 09, 2018 - 7:23 pm
The High speed rail construction price went up because of the time delay. KCBS Radio, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier explains.
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