Private firms question California high-speed rail funding
So the California High-Speed Rail Authority asked firms to suggest how to reduce costs, speed up construction and attract outside money.
Officials with the rail authority called the receipt of 36 responses a sign that the private sector is very interested.
The rail authority released the documents to The Associated Press under a Public Records Act request.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Businesses that might bid to build a high-speed rail network across California are questioning whether there will be enough government funding to complete the complex and ambitious project.
In response it received 36 submissions from firms including global construction and engineering giants AECOM, Siemens and Parsons.