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2010-06-15 09:00:00

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.

2010-06-14 09:00:00

OKLAHOMA CITY, June 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The U.S. Conference of Mayors today released a new report (www.usmayors.org/highspeedrail) positively assessing the economic impact of high-speed passenger rail along proposed HSR corridors in the United States.

2010-05-13 11:55:00

In the news release, US High Speed Rail Association Sets Conference in L.A.

2010-04-23 12:00:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Britain's Journal of Choice Modelling - a leading peer-reviewed publication in the field - has published a major paper regarding the statewide model for forecasting ridership developed by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission and the California High-Speed Rail Authority. "These integrated statewide models offer a comprehensive tool to forecast long and short distance travel in California," the Journal article noted.

2010-02-25 14:52:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sunday, March 21, Portland Global Initiatives, the nonprofit arm of Portland Roasting Coffee Company, will host the second annual World Water Day PDX Walk for Water at the World Trade Center, located at SW First and Salmon Streets in downtown Portland.

2010-02-11 14:06:00

CHICAGO, February 11 /PRNewswire/ -- With federal stimulus funds for 13 high speed rail corridors only recently awarded, even more delegates and speakers are joining the incredibly timely 'Financing High Speed Rail USA' Summit, being held in Chicago this February 23-24.

2010-01-28 17:19:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Statement by Jacob Snow, Chairman of the Western High Speed Rail Alliance, in response to President Obama's awarding of $8 billion in funding for high-speed rail: "This is a significant start for the future of mobility in the United States.

Word of the Day
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.