Tag: high speed rail

The U.S. has always lagged behind more than two dozen countries in building anything resembling high-speed rail. Many hope that part of Biden’s latest $2 trillion infrastructure plan would help fund construction for a decades-old proposal for a 200 mph high-speed line that could take passengers from Boston to New York City in 100 minutes.…

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We’re visiting yet another East Asian country today, but instead of the really obvious one that we’ve mentioned since the beginning of the series, we’ll be checking out South Korea’s High Speed Rail system, which is quite extensive and well-used given the size of the country. Let’s get started! As always, leave a comment down…

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Mar. 2—Newly elected Orange County Republican leaders are pushing back against funding for California’s controversial high-speed train, even as the state’s rail authority touts progress in creating jobs and building the first stretch of the line. A new bill from freshman Assemblywoman Laurie Davies, R-Laguna Niguel, calls for shifting $54 million currently set aside for…

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