Concept drawing of the high-speed rail. Image courtesy of California High-Speed Rail Authority.

Transportation

High-Speed Rail Authority releases EIR for San Jose-to-Merced section

Document will be reviewed on April 20 and 21.

Concept drawing of the high-speed rail. Image courtesy of California High-Speed Rail Authority.

News Release

California and Federal Government reach agreement on High-Speed Rail

Nearly $1 billion in funding returned to the project.

Economic summit visitors attend high-speed rail construction tour in Central Valley. Photo courtesy of California High-Speed Rail Authority.

Transportation

Mobility Partnership receives update on high-speed rail

Route planned to pass near Highway 152 and San Felipe Road, but there will be no station in San Benito County.

Concept drawing of the high-speed rail. Image courtesy of California High-Speed Rail Authority.

Transportation

High-speed rail won’t arrive in San Benito County until 2031

Project spanning from San Francisco to Los Angeles is scheduled for completion in 2033.

Work on the high-speed rail project in 2019 on a 115-mile stretch in the Central Valley. Photo by Leslie David.

Transportation

California High-Speed Rail extends public review period

Public can submit comments for the San Jose to Merced project section until June 23.

Photo courtesy of California High-Speed Rail Authority.

Transportation

High-speed rail meeting in Gilroy rescheduled

Open house to take place on Aug. 22.

Photos courtesy of High Speed Rail Administration.

Transportation

High-speed rail meeting in Gilroy postponed

New date to be determined.

Photo courtesy of California High-Speed Rail Authority.

Transportation

High-Speed Rail Authority will hold August town hall in Gilroy

San Benito County elected officials say they plan to attend.

Photos courtesy of High Speed Rail Administration.

Transportation

Fate of California high-speed rail uncertain

After nearly $1 billion in federal grant money was rescinded, state administrators look at cutting costs.

Work on the high-speed rail project in 2019 on a 115-mile stretch in the Central Valley. Photo by Leslie David.

Business / Economy

State still plans to run high-speed rail through San Benito County

Construction in Pacheco Pass would start in three to five years.

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2018 Primary Election: 12th State Senate District

Two Republicans and two Democrats vie California's 12th State Senate District seat in the June 5 primary. Two top performers will move on to the general election in November.

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Government / Politics

Bullet trains and junk cars on supervisors’ minds

Supervisors discuss agreement with state on high-speed rail and seek solutions for ridding county of junk cars.

Image of Pacheco Pass Section of proposed High Speed Rail. Photo courtesy High Speed Rail Authority.

Housing / Land Use

High Speed Rail Meetings Roll Forward

News round-up: Rail Authority hosts Madera meeting while Rep. Denham takes on fiscal side of project.