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Opinion: High-speed rail a part of the American ethic

(Source: Merced Sun-Star, April 25, 2012)

MERCED, Calif. — We know what makes cities and regions successful and what makes them decline. The record shows that the following are requirements: stable government, active trade between regions, connectivity between urban areas, and technological advances. High-speed rail promotes three of these four things. Technology is the most important. Technological advances drive economic activity and make us vastly wealthier.

Full story: Merced Sun-Star

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

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