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Slower than a speeding bullet: building American high-speed rail

Slower than a speeding bullet: building American high-speed rail

| February 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

90 minutes: That’s how quick a bullet train may travel between Houston and Dallas. A railway company in Texas is now firming up its plans to build a high-speed train network between the two cities, reports the Texas Tribune, with hopes to begin operations by 2021. Though this project plans to operate without federal funds, […]

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How Amtrak is conquering the East Coast

How Amtrak is conquering the East Coast

| December 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

‘Tis the season for travel. With the trifecta of Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Eve, Americans are busy shuttling between the country’s major cities to visit friends and family — and trying to save time in the doing. Some interesting research from the University Transportation Research Center at CCNY show that train travel is outpacing […]

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