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Testimony

An Update on California High-Speed Rail

  • 14
  • Jan
  • 2014
SPEAKER: Karen Hedlund
SPEAKER'S TITLE: Deputy Administrator
AUDIENCE: House T&I Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
SUBJECT: High-Speed Passenger Rail
ABSTRACT: 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.

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