Dan Richard, chairman of the board that oversees the California High-Speed Rail Authority, gestures to a map showing the proposed initial construction of the bullet train in the revised business plan, Thursday in Sacramento, Calif. Officials of the high-speed rail system say they will push to build the first 250 miles of the system north from the Central Valley to Silicon Valley using already-approved funding for the project.
Dan Richard, chairman of the board that oversees the California High-Speed Rail Authority, gestures to a map showing the proposed initial construction of the bullet train in the revised business plan, Thursday in Sacramento, Calif. Officials of the high-speed rail system say they will push to build the first 250 miles of the system north from the Central Valley to Silicon Valley using already-approved funding for the project. Rich Pedroncelli AP
Dan Richard, chairman of the board that oversees the California High-Speed Rail Authority, gestures to a map showing the proposed initial construction of the bullet train in the revised business plan, Thursday in Sacramento, Calif. Officials of the high-speed rail system say they will push to build the first 250 miles of the system north from the Central Valley to Silicon Valley using already-approved funding for the project. Rich Pedroncelli AP

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