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January 3, 2014

‘Bump in the road' for $68B Calif. bullet train?

  • Recent court rulings and Congressional opposition have raised doubts about its prospects.
  • By JULIET WILLIAMS
    Associated Press

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Officials overseeing California's $68 billion high-speed rail project have taken pains in recent weeks to assure the public that construction plans are moving ahead, characterizing a series of recent setbacks as “a bump in the road.”

    That optimism comes despite recent court rulings against the project, creating confusion about the bullet train's prospects.


     
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