High Speed Rail

Deepa Sanyal writes the second installment of a series devoted to the idea of "Rail Redux"—this time examining the question of what components are necessary to drive a "true rail resurgence."
8 hours ago   PlannersWeb
Los Angeles architect Roger Sherman is trying to help guide the car-centric L.A. area into harmonious coexistence with the state's planned high speed rail.
Nov 12, 2010   AIA
Eric Jaffe highlights projects across the country that could be impacted by today's gubernatorial contests.
Nov 2, 2010   The Infrastructurist
The opening of a new 220-mph high speed train and the peak energy production at the Three Gorges Dam shows that China's been able to successfully launch major infrastructure project faster than the rest of the world.
Oct 27, 2010   MSNBC
Officials in the Pacific Northwest are calling for a high speed rail line that connects British Columbia with California.
Oct 21, 2010   CBC
The New York Times editors are wondering if high speed rail is a practical consideration for the U.S considering recent political developments where it has become popular to reject federal rail funds, so they asked six experts to present their views.
Oct 15, 2010   The New York Times - Opinion
Competition in Europe's high speed rail market just got more intense, as Eurostar announced an investment of $1.1 billion to expand rail service from London to Amsterdam and Geneva. To the victor go the spoils!
Oct 8, 2010   AltTransport
In Wisconsin, Ohio, Florida, and California, the Republican gubernatorial candidates are all campaigning on pledges to return the high speed rail stimulus finds that the Obama administration recently awarded.
Oct 7, 2010   The New York Times - U.S.
It was to be expected. After the first lawsuit was dismissed, the plaintiff's attorney warned that the revised environmental document was inadequate. Menlo Park and Atherton were joined by Palo Alto as well as some non-profits.
Oct 6, 2010   Daily News via Silicon Valley Mercury News
USA Today's traveler reporter asks, "Should the U.S. invest in High-Speed Rail?" (readers check their answer and results are available). He cites the usual critics but also notes the challenges it must face in order to build a successful line.
Oct 2, 2010   USA Today-Travel
Amtrak has unveiled a $117 billion plan to build and increase high speed rail in the U.S.
Sep 30, 2010   Fast Company