Tag: High Speed Rail Authority

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Boring Company Wins First Hyperloop Commercial Drilling Approval

Washington, DC, has issued the Boring Company its first commercial drilling permit for a Hyperloop tunnel that CEO Elon Musk promises will eventually offer a 29-minute service to downtown New York City. The drilling permit follows Musk’s July tweet that he had “verbal government

Brown at High-Speed Rail Groundbreaking (AP)

Can Trump Help California Dodge Jerry Brown’s Bullet Train?

The State of California issued the first tranche of taxable construction bonds last Thursday for the High Speed Rail Project, making it clear that it is determined to go ahead with the unpopular project despite numerous obstacles, including federal funding roadblocks thrown up by President Donald Trump.

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Gavin Newsom Flip-Flops on $64 Billion High-Speed Rail

Lieutenant Gov. Gavin Newsom announced on Wednesday that he now supports of California’s $64 billion high-speed rail system, after opposing it and withdrawing support for the controversial project just two years ago.

Brown at High-Speed Rail Groundbreaking (AP)

Bullet Train Might Not Start in SoCal, After All

California state officials may betray the promise they made to Southern Californians that the projected $68 billion bullet train’s first completed section would run from Burbank to the Central Valley.