California High-Speed Rail Starved For Cash

Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration has petitioned the California Supreme Court to overturn rulings that’ve stopped the California High Speed Rail project.

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California High-Speed Rail Authority Bond Funds Blocked

Funding for the California High Speed Rail Project has been a mess since the project was first proposed in 1996.Last month, around $8 billion in bond money for the high-speed rail corridor was blocked by a court order until the project fixes its funding structure. But there are far more problems with California’s high-speed rail project than just a lack of funding.

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Green News Quickies: Frackers Get Fracked And Wind Farm Woes

The world of green politics is constantly moving, and we’ve rounded up some of the best stories from the past

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Poll Finds That 52% of Californians Want High-Speed Rail Stopped

The California high-speed rail project has been called too expensive and too slow by critics, and it seem the average person is starting to agree. A poll conducted by USC Dornsife and the Los Angeles Times has found that 52% of Californians want to call it quits on the California High Speed Rail Project.

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California High Speed Rail: All Aboard!

The overseeing board of the California high speed rail project has said that the first 65 mile stretch of rail between Fresno and Merced will be exempt from the requirement that railway construction first obtain prior approval from the federal board.

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Riding the Rails In America — At High Speed

Currently high speed rail is, well, chugging along in America. Congress has appropriated $10 billion to the high speed rail effort in the past three years. Thirty-two states and DC are moving ahead on high speed rail projects. Public opinion on high speed rail is high, about 62% of American’s say they would use high speed rail if they had access to it according to the American Public Transportation Association.

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