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High-speed rail"s environment clearances delayed by 2 years

The authority did not say whether that would change its planned service inauguration in San Jose, planned for 2025, or completion of the full Phase 1 system from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 2029......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 14th, 2017

High-speed rail"s environment clearances delayed by 2 years

The authority did not say whether that would change its planned service inauguration in San Jose, planned for 2025, or completion of the full Phase 1 system from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 2029......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 14th, 2017

Deal of the Week: Northwest Mall picked as preferred site for bullet-train station

The high-speed rail developers have been working to identify a site for the Houston station for several years......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 9th, 2018

Holly Reed wants to help you get across Texas – by high-speed rail

After 25 years with AT&T, Holly Reed moved into transportation with a position at Texas Central, the group building the United States’ first high-speed train in Texas......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 22nd, 2017

New Cali Budget Warns CalPERS Contributions "On Track To Double" In 6 Years

In his latest budget proposal, California Governor Jerry Brown, who continues to vehemently pursue various multi-billion dollar pet projects like the high-speed rail and the so-called "Delta Water Fix" despite his state teetering on the b.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 16th, 2017

India needs China to build high-speed rail network: Chinese media

In the last two years India has worked out a number of cooperative agreements with China.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 28th, 2017

High-speed overnight intercity train to soon cut your travel time

The trains will run on 10,000 km high-speed rail corridors.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 13th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: CME loophole again being exploited by high-frequency traders

Five years ago, the world’s largest exchange operator vowed to fix a flaw in its systems that allowed high-speed traders to infer the direction of the futures market a fraction of a second before everyone else. Now, the defect is back......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 12th, 2018

Antibiotic resistance fight could get a little help from ants. Here"s why

Millions of years of evolution in a high-risk environment have made ants a potential source of vital antimicrobials.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 8th, 2018

High-speed internet provider Webpass to exit Boston: Here are 2 alternatives

Less than three years after launching here, Google’s high-speed internet service Webpass is leaving Boston, creating an opportunity for incumbents and newcomers to scoop up customers. The Verge first reported of Webpass’ exit from Boston .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 31st, 2018

Palestinian cellphone company launches 3G, after Israeli ban

A Palestinian cellphone provider says it has launched 3G high-speed mobile data service in the West Bank, following a years-long Israeli ban......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 23rd, 2018

Initial plans unveiled for Texas bullet train’s Brazos Valley station

Developers of Texas’ high-speed rail project have unveiled some details about the station that will be built in the Brazos Valley between Houston and Dallas.  The station will be on 60 acres in the Roans Prairie area of Grimes County, according to.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 19th, 2018

Initial plans unveiled for Texas bullet train’s Brazos Valley station

Developers of Texas’ high-speed rail project have unveiled some details about the station that will be built in the Brazos Valley between Houston and Dallas.  The station will be on 60 acres in the Roans Prairie area of Grimes County, according to.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 19th, 2018

Do high-speed rail plans in the Baltimore-Washington region stand a chance?

Viable or no, see the case for high-speed rail in the region......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 19th, 2018

Congressman wants new high-speed rail line shut down for safety review

Three people have been killed on the rail route in the past week.         Three people have been killed on the rail route in the past week.        .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJan 18th, 2018

Watch out airlines. High-speed rail now rivals flying on key routes in Asia

In Asia and Europe, super-fast locomotives are comparable to air travel in price and door-to-door speed.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 10th, 2018

UK"s Carillion to discuss rescue with creditors on Jan. 10

LONDON (Reuters) - Struggling British building and services company Carillion , which is involved in Britain's planned high-speed rail link HS2, said on Saturday it will meet creditors on Wednesday as it seeks a financial rescue plan......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 6th, 2018

Trump Infrastructure Plan Includes Elon Musk-Style High-Speed Rail Tunnels And Eminent Domain

Tunneling, experts say, would be “an enormous contribution from the public sector" to Big Business......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJan 5th, 2018

Kolkata, Mumbai to be on faster rail link with Delhi

Two semi high-speed corridors to be put up for Cabinet approval soon.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 1st, 2018

Life Insurers" Multitudes of Stimuli

Life Insurers' Multitudes of Stimuli The rate environment has been favoring life insurers since the Fed started tightening its monetary policy a couple of years back, given the high sensitivity of their business models to interest rates. B.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytDec 28th, 2017

Shocking Animation Shows Amtrak Train 501 Speeding Around Bend

A day after Amtrak Train 501 derailed yesterday during its first trip on a new high-speed rail line, authorities are releasing more in.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 20th, 2017