Latest High-speed rail in the United States Stories
New investment in rail infrastructure needed for future passenger demand WASHINGTON, Oct.
A new analysis gives Californians good reason to be optimistic about the green credentials of the state’s proposed high-speed rail project, due to begin construction in 2013 thanks to funding recently approved by state legislators.
CHICAGO, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A high speed rail system serving all major metropolitan areas within 350-450 miles of Chicago could result in significant ridership, economic development and job creation.
NEW YORK, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- President Obama announced in April 2009, and reconfirmed during his recent State of the Union address, his commitment to develop high-speed intercity passenger rail across the United States.
IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 100 California public and private sector transportation leaders voiced strong support for implementing high-speed rail in California in a report released today from the Center for Urban Infrastructure at Brandman University.
IRVINE, Calif., Aug.
RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- A critical choke point on Norfolk Southern's Crescent Corridor has been eliminated with a reconfigured rail junction near Front Royal, Va.
SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- California High-Speed Rail Authority Chairman Curt Pringle issued the following statement regarding a study by the Economic Development Research Group released today by the United States Conference of Mayors: "This important report adds to the growing evidence that high-speed rail will be a catalyst for businesses large and small - and create thousands of new jobs in Los Angeles and beyond," Chairman Pringle said.
LOS ANGELES, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- America's high-speed rail future will draw from the expertise of potential international partners, and evolving high-speed rail projects in China, Germany and Spain will be among those featured at the U.S.