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Some Rare Good News About California's High-Speed Rail

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A futuristic-looking train is on some tracks in a concrete tunnel. The tunnel’s ceiling is made up of slabs of concrete, so you can see the sky through it and long stripy shadows on the walls of the tunnel. It looks a little bit like a video game.
A rendering of the proposed California High-Speed Rail. (Courtesy of the California High-Speed Rail Authority)

California’s high-speed rail project has been way over budget and way behind schedule since voters approved it in 2008. But progress is actually being made. Scott talks with KQED transportation editor Dan Brekke and CalMatters reporter Yousef Baig about the impact of the high-speed rail project in the Central Valley.


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