June 7, 2013
The board also voted to transfer full leadership and funding for rail planning in the Altamont Corridor to the San Joaquin Regional Rail Commission
May 22, 2013
Has served as the project’s program manager since 2006 and is assisting the California High Speed Rail Authority with all aspects of the program, including planning, environmental review, preliminary engineering, and testing and commissioning.
April 17, 2013
The authority had estimated the cost for the design-build contract to be between $1.2 billion and $1.8 billion and determined that Tutor Perini/Zachry/Parsons, who bid $985,142,530, was the “apparent best value.”
November 20, 2012
Said the cost of delaying the project outweighed the risk to farmers and others along the route whose property would be affected.
October 31, 2012
The authority’s CEO Jeffrey Morales said questions from five consortiums of building firms prompted the authority to set January 18 as the new date by which bids must be submitted for the 28-mile stretch.
August 29, 2012
Project is designed to serve as a point for buses, taxis and rail, including possibly the California High-Speed Rail Authority’s proposed high-speed train, within walking distance of Angel Stadium and Honda Center.
June 14, 2012
Touts revisions of new business plan and urges state Legislature to immediately approve funding for the project.
April 13, 2012
The business plan was adopted with an amendment committing the authority to work with transportation agencies in Orange County to identify cost-effective ways to enable a “one-seat ride” to and from Anaheim, which was originally left out of the revised plan.
April 9, 2012
The city had planned on the link to generate significant revenue as the centerpiece to its $200-million ARTIC transportation hub that is currently under construction.
April 2, 2012
Construction of the entire 520-mile rail system will finish in 2028, with service to begin in 2029. This improved system will cost $68.4 billion in year-of-expenditure dollars.
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