Calif. Begins High-Speed Rail Project, But Can It Finish?
California's massive high-speed rail project broke ground Tuesday, but it still faces financial hurdles on the way to its 2029 debut.By Jay Strubberg | January 6, 2015
After a lengthy delay, the first high-speed rail service in the country to begin construction finally kicked off Tuesday in Fresno, California.
The California High-Speed Rail Authority says the new bullet train will initially carry travelers from Los Angeles to San Francisco in less than three hours at speeds of 200 mph. Sacramento and San Diego are expected to join in later on.
"Everything big runs into opposition."