<em>The Infrastructurist</em>'s Melissa Lafsky is on <em>Fox Business</em> to discuss the prospect of high speed rail in America -- both in terms of transportation and jobs.
Feb 4, 2010 Fox Business
<em>National Journal</em> asks its panel of transportation experts whether the Obama Administration's recent announcement of high-speed rail funding projects is really a wise investment.
Feb 3, 2010 National Journal
<em>Chicago Tribune</em> architecture critic Blair Kamin argues that America's foray into high speed rail should also focus on the rail stations and user experience in addition to the speed.
Feb 2, 2010 Chicago Tribune
President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are in Florida today to announce a funding package for a variety of high speed rail projects. In total, $7.9 billion in funding is being announced.
Jan 28, 2010 The New York Times
A conservative think tank in the UK is calling for London's Heathrow Airport to become a new high speed rail hub. However, the group warns that increased traffic would necessitate the construction of a third runway.
Jan 21, 2010 The Times
Spain has rapidly developed high speed rail system, leaving many U.S. politicians -- including President Obama -- wondering how the U.S. can catch up. This article and video from <em>PBS</em> looks at the Spanish model.
Jan 18, 2010 PBS
Private investors are claiming that they can build a $3 billion, 220-mile high speed rail system in Indonesia by the end of 2011. But the plan may be too ambitious to pull off -- or just not a good idea in the first place.
Jan 10, 2010 The Infrastructurist
The state of Minnesota has released its final plans for a high-speed rail route connecting the Twin Cities to Chicago.
Dec 31, 2009 Minneapolis-St. Paul Star-Tribune
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North Carolina is throwing its hat into the high-speed rail funding ring, requesting $5 billion of the $8 billion in stimulus funds the federal government has pledged to high-speed rail projects. Environmental reviews are almost complete.
Dec 29, 2009 Asheville Citizen-Times