High Speed Rail Project

High Speed Rail Project

Planning, designing, and constructing rail service from San Francisco to the Los Angeles basin, via the Central Valley, with trains capable of exceeding 200 miles per hour. The High Speed Rail Authority has executed three major design-build contracts to date, covering 119 miles of the service line. These contracts provide the foundational infrastructure for Phase I of the high-speed rail service, which will connect San Francisco and the Los Angeles basin, via the Central Valley, by 2029. Cumulatively selected and implemented funds are committed for Phase I development/construction, and the continuous appropriation of auction proceeds are used to leverage additional financial support for the project.

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Low Carbon Transit Operations

Low Carbon Transit Operations

Provides operating and capital assistance for transit agencies to reduce GHG emissions and improve mobility, with a priority on serving disadvantaged communities. Supports new or expanded bus, ferry, rail services, or transit facilities, and may include equipment acquisition, fueling, maintenance, fare reduction, voucher programs, ticket integration, bike rack additions, conversion of fleets to hybrid and/or zero emission technology, and other costs to operate those services or facilities.

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Sustainable Agriculture Land Conservation

Sustainable Agriculture Land Conservation

A component of the Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities Program, the Sustainable Agricultural Lands Conservation Program is tasked with making strategic investments that prevent agricultural lands from conversion to more GHG-intensive land uses, specifically by protecting at-risk agricultural lands from conversion to urban or rural residential development

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Transformative Climate Communities

Transformative Climate Communities

This new program will fund the development and implementation of neighborhood-level transformative climate community plans that include multiple, coordinated GHG emission reduction projects that provide local economic, environmental, and health benefits to disadvantaged communities. Strong local engagement and cross-sector partnerships are critical to realizing each community’s vision for TCC projects. The TCC Program will serve as a model for catalyzing local, multi-sector partnerships that leverage private and public funds to sustain community revitalization and equitable development, while helping to meet the State’s climate goals.

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