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An Update on California High-Speed Rail

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Karen Hedlund
Speaker Title
Deputy Administrator
House T&I Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
Subject High-Speed Passenger Rail
Chairman Denham, Ranking Member Brown and members of the Committee: It is my honor to represent President Obama and Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx before you today to discuss the California high-speed rail project. This testimony will explain why we believe high-speed rail is a critical component of the transportation network in both the United States and the State of California, provide an update on recent events and those aspects of the project that my agency is carefully assessing as we move forward, and conclude with a description of next steps.
Download 2014-01-14_ ROA-2_ Written Statement- CA HSR before T&I RR Sub.pdf
Last updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014
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