California’s high speed rail project and the $64 billion dollar plan

California’s high speed rail project and the $64 billion dollar plan

Computer-generated image of a potential California high-speed train.; Credit: California High-Speed Rail/Flickr

When it is finally up and running, California’s high speed rail project will be fast… very fast. Speeds of up to 220 miles per hour they say.

Getting to that point, however, has been a process that has been very slow-moving, to say the least. But there was progress made yesterday as the board overseeing the project approved a revised $64 billion dollar plan. Reporter Tim Sheehan of the Fresno Bee joins joined the show for more.

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