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High-Speed Rail Authority and City of Shafter reach settlement agreement

Posted at 3:28 PM, Oct 24, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-24 18:28:37-04

The California High-Speed Rail Authority today announced that it has reached a settlement agreement with the City of Shafter, which will result in the dismissal of California Environmental Quality Act litigation over the Final Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement for the Fresno to Bakersfield project section of the program.

According to officials, the agreement demonstrates the commitment between both parties to work together to bring high-speed rail service to the Central Valley.