A $45 million federal earmark to help fund a maglev train between Los Angeles and Las Vegas is instead going to widening a freeway connection to the airport.
Mar 22, 2010 Las Vegas Sun
The Department of Transportation has decided that the proposed Las Vegas - Southern California maglev train was not far enough along to be eligible for funding, which is meant to go towards more immediate solutions.
Feb 2, 2010 Las Vegas Review-Journal
Federal authorities recently announced $45 million in support of plans to construct a magnetic levitation train line between Las Vegas and Southern California, re-igniting a debate over two proposed rail connections.
Sep 18, 2009 The Las Vegas Sun
High speed train technology is progressing at a rapid pace in Japan, where mag-lev bullet trains are planned to travel at speeds of more than 310 miles per hour by the year 2025.
Mar 25, 2009 Los Angeles Times
A magnetic levitation train link between Anaheim and Las Vegas has been on the table for 30 years. Now could be the time the project finally gets enough traction to go from idea to reality.
Mar 24, 2009 Las Vegas Sun
Have high-speed rail stimulus funds put us any closer to technology like mag-lev? A long record of underfunding makes many of such projects shovel-unready, but hopes are still high.
Mar 19, 2009 Miller-McCune
A new sixty-minute TV documentary explains how maglev technology works, and covers the first major accident on a maglev track.
Mar 17, 2009 Parallax Film Productions
This article from <em>Metropolis</em> looks at the plan for a magnetic-levitation train connecting Las Vegas and Anaheim, which has been brewing for years. But is this idea detracting from more feasible high speed rail plans?
Sep 22, 2008 Metropolis