California High-Speed Rail Bill Passes Senate Committee

Williams, Rochelle
May 2002
Bond Buyer;5/13/2002, Vol. 340 Issue 31385, p4
Trade Publication
Reports the approval of the U.S. Senate Transportation Committee on the proposed bill for high speed rail system in California. Importance of the bill in the transportation business; Relevance of the bill in the increasing job opportunities; Enhancement of the intrastate travel.


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