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.
The Trump Administration has cut off funding for the budget-busting boondoggle.
"When you bow to these woke scolds, they accept it as weakness."
State leaders cannot seem to let a bad project die.
Without a realistic avenue to complete the project, why would they keep helping pay?
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.
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.
Spectacular but rare accidents receive the bulk of the attention.
The money pit is turning into a black hole, as critics predicted.
Less flashy improvements would save more lives for far less money.
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.
The D.C. Metro has perfected the art of replicating the traffic woes above ground in the tunnels below.
When even the experts in boondoggles are worried…
California's Bullet Train: Underbudgeted, Underscheduled, and Underfunded, but Other Than That, Everything's Just Fine!
The bullet train mess is unspooling pretty much exactly how critics predicted.
Did they run out of overpriced, unnecessary projects in their own country?
Trains were cutting-edge technology. In 1825.
Is Dianne Feinstein Responsible for the Amtrak Crash that Killed Eight? No, But Government Safety Mandates Can Have Tragic and Unintended Consequences.
Congress's decision to mandate an expensive and complicated safety system made American travelers less safe.
New York's $4 Billion Train Station: In 100 Years, Will Anyone Still Care About All That Wasted Money?
New York magazine's Andrew Rice defends Santiago Calatrava's "glorious boondoggle." Here's what he gets wrong.
Opponents of the boondoggle still have a few arrows in their quiver.
California's lieutenant governor no longer wishes to ride the rails
Another ballot initiative is filed in Sacramento
Headed by bus to Chicago, where its cold
Residents of nearby community were asked to leave
Even though they don't have money to build it yet
The many costs of bad regulation.
Not until the environmental work is completed
Four died in weekend derailment
Four dead and over 60 injured in crash yesterday after trail derailed
State ordered to redo funding plan before spending any state bond money
State not allowed to spend bond money until the plan comes into compliance with authorizing ballot initiative