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ARTBA comments on National Rail Plan

ARTBA comments on National Rail Plan.

Filed under: Passenger Rail Transportatio Policy, United States High Speed Rail

High-speed rail projects suddenly on fast track | Crain’s Chicago Business

Federally funded high-speed rail projects in Illinois and others parts of the country could get under way in as little as two weeks, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said Thursday.

Recent concerns raised by the nation’s freight railroads, which are getting the bulk of $8 billion in stimulus funding to accommodate faster passenger trains, had threatened to sidetrack President Barack Obama’s signature transportation project before it even got started.

High-speed rail projects suddenly on fast track | Crain’s Chicago Business.

Filed under: Passenger Rail Politics, Regional USA Passenger Rail, United States High Speed Rail

Practical Traveler – Air Travel’s Costly Future – NYTimes.com

There is a HSR section in this article.

Practical Traveler – Air Travel’s Costly Future – NYTimes.com.

Filed under: Passenger Rail Transportatio Policy, United States High Speed Rail

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