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Surface Transportation Board approves 114-mile high-speed rail route between Fresno and Bakersfield

(Source: McClatchy News Service, August 12, 2014)

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The federal Surface Transportation Board on Tuesday made public its authorizing for construction of a 114-mile high-speed passenger rail line between Fresno and Bakersfield. In a 56-page report, the federal board spelled out its decision on what would be the second section of the state’s planned high-speed rail system.

Full story: Sacramento Bee

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

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