Tag Archive: California High Speed Rail Authority

  1. Governor’s Budget Highlights

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    California Governor Jerry Brown released his proposed budget for the state earlier this month. While the state’s fiscal fortunes have improved [PDF], the governor’s spending proposals strike a measured tone, with a focus on building up the state’s reserves and making deferred payments to schools that were hard-hit during the recession. The budget underscores the governor’s support for two major infrastructure projects – implementation of the Statewide Water Action Plan (including a fix for the Bay Delta) and financing for high speed rail. It also includes funding for green projects and throws support behind an economic development tool that may fill the void left by redevelopment’s demise. (more…)

  2. Katherine Perez-Estolano Appointed to the CA High Speed Rail Authority

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    On Thursday, March 28th Governor Jerry Brown appointed Katherine A. Perez-Estolano to the California High Speed Rail Authority.

    Katherine is an expert in urban planning, transportation, and stakeholder engagement. As co-founder of ELP Advisors, she has managed numerous transportation planning and community engagement projects, and has co-led complex multi-stakeholder processes. With her diverse background, she has emerged as one of the most credible advocates promoting the responsible use of land and transportation. (more…)