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Where Could the U.S. Realistically Lay High Speed Rail?

High-speed rail sounds like a good idea on paper: Trains are quicker, more comfortable and often more convenient than cars if you’re traveling a couple of hundred miles. So why not develop a system similar to that of Europe or Japan? The only problem is cost: how much would be needed to build this [...]


High Speed Rail to Nowhere?

I’m a proponent of high speed rail, but I have to question some of the routes on the proposed map released by the White House.  How could a line from Tulsa to Dallas, or Little Rock to Texarkana, or down the southern Coast, or across southern Ohio lead to a sustainable business model?
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