Sen. Casey urges slower speeds for high-speed rail contracts
(Source: Erie Times-News, December 10, 2011)
ERIE, Pa. — U.S. Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA) is urging a federal agency to slow it down when it comes to speed requirements for companies bidding to build high-speed rail locomotives. Casey's office said a lower minimum speed — from 125 mph to 110 mph — would allow most U.S. companies, including GE Transportation, to bid on contracts that otherwise might go to foreign companies.
Full story: Times-News
Monday, December 12, 2011
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