29 Jun '12, 1pm

California's high-speed rail plans may be stalled, but New England might host its own HSR network

California's high-speed rail plans may be stalled, but New England might host its own HSR network

America is behind most other first world nations in the high speed rail department. Arguably, the major efforts to get a high speed rail system in place in the US have been focused on California and the Central Valley project , despite a serious lack of money and an established ridership. Supporters of a high-speed rail system in California claim that the project will immediately create thousands of jobs and spur growth in businesses that directly and indirectly support the project, while those against the project ask how can we, as an economically bankrupt state, undertake a project like this in the current economy?

Full article: http://gas2.org/2012/06/29/an-east-coast-high-speed-rail-...

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