SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The California High-Speed Rail Authority
board of directors approved a new business plan to submit to state lawmakers last week, the AP
The new plan includes lower revenue projections but retains the 2028 timeline for finishing the $68 billion project, despite legal issues that could potentially cause delays.
The lower revenue projection — 5% lower than originally projected by 2025 and 10% lower by 2040 — was prompted by research that shows that Californians are taking shorter but more frequent trips. The authority told the AP
that it still will be able to operate without taxpayer subsidies. For the full story, click here