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Mica, Shuster offer NEC HSR critique – RailwayAge Magazine

Opening statements Thursday from House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman John L. Mica (R-Fla.) and Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials Subcommittee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) on high speed rail for the Northeast Corridor found both in support of HSR, though clearly questioning the approach outlined by President Obama (which the President reiterated during his State of the Union address Tuesday, surprising many and delighting HSR activists).

Mica, Shuster offer NEC HSR critique – RailwayAge Magazine.

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

One Response

  1. LoboSolo says:

    “Amtrak’s current plan to bring high speed rail to the Northeast Corridor would require $117 billion, and would not be completed until the year 2040.”

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