California High-speed Rail Authority News
Amtrak’s Chief Engineer joins California High-Speed Rail Authority
The California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) today announced the hiring of Frank Vacca, the Chief Engineer of Amtrak, as its Chief Program Manager. Vacca has over 35 years of experience in commuter, inter-city and high-speed passenger rail systems.
High-Speed Rail Authority applauds release of funds for local rail improvements
The California High-Speed Rail Authority today applauded the California Transportation Commission’s approval of the release of Prop 1A funds of $40 million for Caltrain’s advanced signaling system and $61 million for the Central Subway’s extension of light rail.
High-Speed Rail Authority extends public comment period
In its continued efforts to ensure comprehensive public participation, the California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) will extend the public review and comment period for the Revised Draft Environmental Impact Report/Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Fresno to Bakersfield Section of the High-Speed Train Project to 90-days ending on October 19, 2012.
High-Speed rail authority fills several key executive management positions
The California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) announced filling several executive positions key to the management of the Authority’s operations.
California High-Speed Rail Authority hires new CEO
Following an extensive international search, the California High-Speed Rail Authority Board of Directors has announced the hiring of Jeff Morales as the Authority’s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
HSRA commits to one-seat ride for Anaheim
The California High-Speed Rail Authority approved the Revised 2012 Business Plan at their April 12 meeting, adding language affirming that Anaheim will continue to be a part of the high-speed rail system and committing that the Authority will work to identify an alternative that will provide a one-seat ride from San Francisco into Anaheim.
CHSRA moves forward with construction and development plans
The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) today announced it has approved terms and conditions to be issued with a Request for Proposal (RFP), a process that allows Design-Build teams to bid on construction of the first high-speed rail project in California.
California High-Speed Rail authority elects Chairman
Dan Richard takes helm of CHSRA Board.