US Slowly Embraces High Speed Rail

It became obvious a while back that high speed rail links between cities has distinct advantages over air travel. But upgrading rail requires government planning and investment, two things that are difficult to accomplish in a divisive political climate.  So high speed rail projects have languished in the US.

But that does not mean that they have vanished from the scene altogether. CityLab offers a nice overview of projects that are inching forward.


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