High Speed Rail

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America's Neglect of its Railroads Is Turning Deadly

If we can't even invest of the safety of what we've got, the future of public transport could be under threat.

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California's High-Speed Rail Plan Is in Jeopardy, But It's Hiring Workers Anyway

Officials say they will move with a worker training program, despite a court ruling that stopped just short of invalidating the line.

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That Horrible Spanish Train Crash Appears to Have Been Caused By a Reckless Driver

With terrible consequences.

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The Future According to Ray LaHood: High-Speed Rail, But Also Tons of Hybrid and Electric Vehicles

Despite being a proponent of walkable communities, the outgoing U.S. Secretary of Transportation just doesn't believe Americans will ever stop buying cars.

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Canada's Rail System May Have Peaked...in 1968

The Turbo train once took riders between Toronto and Montreal in less than 4 hours. Now all we have left are these incredible promotional videos.

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Jerusalem Bets on a Skyscraper Forest

Officials hope to build a jobs center near a new high speed rail station.

Reuters

How High Speed Rail Could Revitalize the Northeast

Shrinking the distance between vibrant urban cores and smaller communities could spark an economic boom.

Reuters

The Urban Message Missing From the State of the Union

The issues facing the nation's cities were largely ignored in the president’s speech

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A Solution for California's Transportation Woes

A report suggests that high-speed rail would make the state healthier, greener and less congested

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How to Keep High-Speed Rail Alive

Amid disappearing funding, a new report looks at how high-speed rail can still happen in the U.S.