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New York revives plans for high-speed rail, but can it succeed after decades of stalls?

(Source: Gannett of New York, February 6, 2020)

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Decades of efforts to bring high-speed rail to New York have faltered under the weight of a hefty price tag and bureaucratic red tape. The history of the failed efforts are extraordinary and lengthy. But Gov. Andrew Cuomo revived the idea last month as part of his 2020 agenda, vowing to empower a panel of experts to come up with new ways to tackle an intractable problem: connecting upstate and downstate through a modern-day rail system.

Full story: Times Herald-Record

Friday, February 7, 2020

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