7061 East Pleasant Valley Road, Independence, Ohio 44131 • (216) 241-2630 / Fax: (216) 241-6516

Membership
Benefits
News and Issues
Departments
Information
Secretary-Treasurer
Merchandise
Communications
FELA
Events
Links
User Info

Chief executive of California high-speed rail project steps down

(Source: Los Angeles Times, January 12, 2012)

LOS ANGELES — The political and management challenges facing California's bullet train project grew more complicated Thursday, when the chief executive of the $98.5-billion effort suddenly announced his resignation, just months before construction was supposed to begin. According to the Los Angeles Times, the resignation came shortly after an independent review panel issued a scathing critique of the project and refused to recommend that the state issue billions of dollars in bonds to help fund construction of an initial, 130-mile Central Valley section of track.

Full story: Los Angeles Times

Friday, January 13, 2012

Like us on Facebook at
Facebook.com/BLETNational

Sign up for BLET News Flash Alerts

© 1997-2020 Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

 


Decertification Helpline
(216) 694-0240

National Negotiations

Sign up for BLET
News Flash Alerts

DAILY HEADLINES

LIRR service restored after Isaias cleanup
NJ Transit Isaias cleanup: Several lines still out, some on weekend schedules
AAR says rail traffic is generally trending in the right direction for week ending August 1
State of the ports: “COVID-19’s had as large of an effect as the Great Recession”
Amtrak reveals renderings of new Siemens locomotives
With riders coming back, Amtrak resumes Piedmont train service in North Carolina
Las Vegas-L.A. high-speed rail line obtains additional funding
Q&A: Acting for impaired Railroad Retirement beneficiaries
Get the latest labor news from the Teamsters

More Headlines