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FRA cancels $929 million in California high-speed rail funds

(Source: Progressive Railroading, May 17, 2019)

The Trump administration yesterday formally canceled nearly $929 million in previously awarded federal funds to California's high-speed rail program. In a May 16 letter to California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) Chief Executive Officer Brian Kelly, the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) said it was terminating its agreement to obligate $928,620,000 in funding to California because the state had not made "reasonable progress on the project."

Full story: Progressive Railroading

Monday, May 20, 2019

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