U.S. cities play catch-up on high-speed rail

(Source: U.S. News & World Report, September 10, 2019)

NEW YORK — For decades, countries such as China, Spain and Turkey have connected distant cities with rail links of 200 mph or faster while American infrastructure has languished. The country’s only moderately high-speed train, Amtrak’s Acela Express, which spans from Boston to Washington, briefly reaches a top speed of 150 mph. But now that several new private sector efforts are underway, will American cities finally catch up?

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019
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