The state of California and the California High-Speed Rail Authority have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) over the canceling of $928.6 million bullet train grant.
The lawsuit argues the FRA should not be able cancel the award for multiple reasons including:
- The state has laready committed billion of dollars to the project
- The FRA stopped performing its own obligations on the project over the last year
- The FRA did not take the required steps to resolve alleged problems