High Speed Rail

Many citizens in independent-minded Texas may not like the idea of spending $10 billion on high speed rail. Backers in Dallas, though, have begun to dream up big plans for a station area to serve Texas Central Railway.
Feb 13, 2015   Dallas Morning News
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
A gubernatorial candidate in Wisconsin has made a campaign pledge to turn down federal money intended to build a high speed rail route connecting Milwaukee and Wisconsin. But some say he won't be able to do it.
Sep 29, 2010   The Capital Times
As Amtrak seeks to create and expand high-speed passenger train operations in the United States, the company on Thursday named Philadelphia rail expert Albrecht "Al" Engel to head its new high-speed rail department.
Sep 25, 2010   philly.com
AltTransport takes a look at the biggest skirmishes in the world of transportation and sustainability that took place over the past calendar year.
Sep 15, 2010   AltTransport
Contention over how California's high speed rail train from Los Angeles should access the Bay Area appears to be the dispute that won't go away. Having just lost their case in court only 2 weeks ago, approval of the Pacheco Pass may continue.
Sep 7, 2010   San Francisco Chronicle
Chikodi Chima looks at the innovative ideas coming out of China like the famous road-straddling bus announced earlier this month, and asks, has America lost it's edge?
Aug 23, 2010   AltTransport
As high speed rail projects begin to take shape across America, commuters are anticipating eased travel but skeptics remain critical.
Aug 22, 2010   CNN