A bill approved by the Senate’s Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation would give the money-losing rail company $19 billion over 5 years.
A grant revoked under President Donald Trump will be returned.
Advocates of high-speed rail have been overpromising and underdelivering for decades, but Biden just raised the bar.
It's a regulation-heavy Monday.
Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg says we should be "dreaming big." But the Golden State's vaunted high-speed rail project is turning out to be a train to nowhere.
A struggling, costly boondoggle sees a much friendlier administration taking charge.
As the state deals with budget cuts and deficits, some boosters still fight to keep construction going.
This is what happens when you think all of America looks like the Acela corridor.
It didn't, and now the Loop Trolley needs a $700,000 bailout to stay afloat.
L.A. politicians' continued preference for rail projects is screwing over the bus riders who depend on transit the most.
The Trump Administration has cut off funding for the budget-busting boondoggle.
State leaders cannot seem to let a bad project die.
Is this the world's sloppiest light rail project?
"The real battle in the Democratic Party is between reality and fantasy," says Chapman University's Joel Kotkin.
Without a realistic avenue to complete the project, why would they keep helping pay?
Trump has exhibited a "flagrant disregard of fundamental separation of powers principles engrained in the United States Constitution," the suit reads.
A corrupt boondoggle that broke the bank for subsidized middle-class trips would not have been the flagship for a greener America.
Celebrate, don't mourn, the end of what's always been a bad plan.
Government planners do not understand markets, so they promote overly pricey projects that fail to meet our real-world transportation needs.
The California senator's terrible record on policy extends to infrastructure.
Australian State Government Accuses Light Rail Contractor of Incompetence, Then Gives it Another Multi-Million-Dollar Contract
Sydney's light rail extension is a year behind schedule and almost $500 million over budget.
Gavin Newsom wants to build only the top half.
A ballot initiative planned for 2020 would let voters kill the overbudgeted, underfunded, behind-schedule monstrosity.
In 2012 Analysts Warned Australian Light Rail Line Would Be a Huge Boondoggle. The Government Buried the Report. Now Taxpayers Are Paying the Price.
Sydney's new light rail line is over budget, overdue, and the target of multiple lawsuits.
Washington D.C.'s rail transit system is increasingly irrelevant to the city it's supposed to serve.
Politicians reject a plan to expand bus service on a bus-only road, demanding instead that a light rail line be built alongside it.
Critics of Corporate Campaign Cash Silent When Donors to Light Rail Initiatives Ink Light Rail Contracts
Complaints about corporate influence in elections are almost never actually about the corporate influence.
Local business owners say a new light rail line will kill their livelihood.
A failed ballot initiative in Nashville had much more to do with hum-drum local factors than shadowy billionaire-backed conspiracies.
The state quietly ordered a bridge under construction to be rebuilt due to "signs of distress."
The logic of the policy is perplexing.
Australians Want Light Rail Contractor to Quit Climate Crusade, Get Back to Building Overbudget, Overdue Light Rail Line
The Spanish firm Acciona greenwashes a troubled light rail extension.
Are the endtimes nigh for public transit?
Politicians push for a "Cascadia line."
The money pit is turning into a black hole, as critics predicted.
Built for Tourists, the $98 Million Atlanta Streetcar Will Be Closed in Advance of Monday's College Football Championship
The worst streetcar in America earns its title once more.
In the waning days of 2017, the Trump administration pulled its support for the $13 billion Hudson Tunnel project.
President Trump seems to think so.
Rep. Barbara Comstock Metro reform bill offers good ideas but comes at a hefty price.
The $15 billion project would connect two cities that are only 35 miles apart. That's $420 million per mile-if it stays on-budget.
The first leg is already seeing massive cost overruns. Imagine its future.
Quentin Kopp convinced voters to approve the project. Now he's suing to kill it.
Never trust the sticker price on billion dollar rail projects.