Is high-speed rail in the U.S. finally becoming a reality?

(Source: Forbes, February 20, 2020)

NEW YORK ó Letís be honest: rail travel in the U.S. is in a pitiful state. To be fair, there are actually rail connections between many American cities, and there are a number of epic and beautiful rail journeys to be made across great swathes of the country. The problem is the trains are slow and suffer from under-investment. These are more novelty trips than actual efficient transportation. And while a long, slow train ride across the country can be a great thing, the U.S. needs real high-speed rail too. Thatís especially true between big cities that are close to each other but currently require hours of driving or the hassle of a flight to move between.

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Monday, February 24, 2020
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