California applies for $4.7B in rail funds

10/7/2009 | Christian Science Monitor, The

California has a strong chance of securing $4.7 billion in federal funding for high-speed rail systems, say some experts. The state last week applied for the funds, which amount to more than half of the $8 billion for high-speed rail available. Officials say many California projects that would receive the funding are shovel-ready and have completed environmental impact statements.

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