May 29, 2012

Calif. high-speed rail group hires new CEO

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The California High-Speed Rail Authority board hired a new CEO Tuesday, ending a months-long nationwide search. Jeff Morales, who served as an executive with the $69 billion mega project's lead consultant Parsons Brinckerhoff, was in charge of developing cost estimates, funding sources and rider projections.

He was previously head of Caltrans and served on President Barack Obama's transition team for the U.S. Department of Transportation, according to a MercuryNews.com report.

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  • BOBBIE WISE[ May 29th, 2012 @ 1:54pm ]

    Waste of time. Not many for here will ride. Now no one will stop in Fresno, just zoom on by striaght to S. F. I do not see the local job advantage.

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