High-speed rail study finds that remote cities benefit from connection to global hubs
(Source: Phys.org, March 20, 2013)
Bullet trains fuel real-estate booms, improve quality of life and create other unintended consequences by sharply reducing commute times from smaller cities to large megacities, economists from UCLA and China's Tsinghua University observed in a new study in China. A similar dynamic, they said, could play out as California builds its own high-speed rail system.
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Wednesday, March 20, 2013