The California High-Speed Rail Authority’s latest yearly economic impact analysis underscores the growing value of California’s investment in high-speed rail amid the economic uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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The California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority), is responsible for planning, designing, building and operation of the nation’s first high-speed rail system. The California high-speed rail line will connect the mega-regions of the state, contribute to economic development and a cleaner environment, create jobs and preserve agricultural and protected lands.
The California High-Speed Rail Authority has revealed that it has surpassed 5,000 construction workers dispatched since the start of construction of the high-speed rail system in the Central Valley.
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The California High-Speed Rail Authority has received the highest-level award from the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure, recognising the Authority’s progress on delivering a sustainable transportation system for California.
The California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) is working to inspire the next generation of high-speed rail innovators with the relaunch of 'I Will Ride'.
CEO of CHSRA, Brian Kelly, has highlighted that the findings of the report show that the high-speed project has removed more emissions than it has created.
The approval by the California High-Speed Rail Authority’s (Authority) Board of Directors represents another major milestone for the high-speed rail line, as it continues to implement the project in the interest of California and the Central Valley’s future.
This milestone, announced by the California High-Speed Rail Authority, comes as America celebrates Labor Day and the contributions of the American worker.
The California High-Speed Rail Authority has issued a Revised Notice of Preparation (NOP) and a Revised Notice of Intent (NOI) for the 30-mile Los Angeles to Anaheim project section.
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic and challenges around quarantine measures, California's high-speed rail project continues to move forward, as shown in the Authority's July 2020 construction update video.
The California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) has announced that more than 4,000 construction jobs have been created across 119 miles of the high-speed rail project, with more than 73 per cent of the workers dispatched to various construction sites reported living within the Central Valley.
On Friday 29 May 2020, the California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) is to release the project-level draft environmental document covering the approximately 14-mile Burbank to Los Angeles Project section.
The workforce development centre will provide pre-apprenticeship classes and hands-on construction industry training for local residents who are looking for work on the California high-speed rail project.
CHSRA is to publish the first draft environmental document for the high-speed rail project in Northern California, set to connect San Jose to Merced County.
The California High-Speed Rail Memorandum of Understanding includes an approved preliminary funding plan with LA Metro to advance the Link Union Station project.