Latest High-speed rail in the United States Stories

2009-05-09 13:20:00

US Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood says California and Florida are on the fast track for federal funding for high-speed rail systems.

2009-04-17 06:21:44

US President Barack Obama on Thursday announced that the government would invest $13 billion for a high speed rail service to rival the express trains of France, Spain, China and Japan.

2009-04-16 15:00:00

PennDOT Secretary Biehler Part of Select Audience to Hear President's Rail Vision HARRISBURG, Pa., April 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A number of Pennsylvania rail projects could benefit from President Barack Obama's strong endorsement today for additional investment in high speed rail corridors. "We are already seeing the benefits of the significant rail investments we've made in Pennsylvania," Governor Edward G.

2008-09-09 00:00:24

A leading energy specialist has reported to the California High-Speed Rail Authority that the state's proposed high-speed train system can run with zero greenhouse gas emissions.

2008-08-19 15:00:36

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Commuters looking for a way to save gas, time and frustration can find what they're looking for with a new Web site for the Harrisburg-to-Philadelphia Keystone Line, and they'll have monsters to help them.

2006-02-01 09:56:54

By John Crawley and Caren Bohan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Bush administration is backing off its push to cut all subsidies for Amtrak and plans to offer some assistance for the struggling passenger railroad in the upcoming budget, government sources say.

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