Maglev Train Proposal Promises 15 Minute Ride From Baltimore To D.C.

Japan has offered to provide half of the loans required to build a 37-mile maglev train between Baltimore and our national capital, Washington D.C. The saddest part? How happy officials are to have the help.

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California High Speed Rail: All Aboard!

The overseeing board of the California high speed rail project has said that the first 65 mile stretch of rail between Fresno and Merced will be exempt from the requirement that railway construction first obtain prior approval from the federal board.

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Obama, High Speed Rail, and the State Of California

High speed rail is big business in other countries like China. America has been trying to get a high speed rail program in action for years with California being at the forefront of the planning. Now, it seems that lawsuits might be shutting down the California project for good, or at least delay the project until the funding evaporates.

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Electric Car Makes Sweet Love to Train, Makes an Autotram

Governments have been offering green car-buyers tax breaks and cash-back incentives for years – but Germany’s taking incentives to the next level, prompting mass-transit companies to explore electric vehicles like this Autotram. Check it out!

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Florida's $2 billion for High Speed Rail Goes Elsewhere

It’s all over for high-speed rail in Florida.

The Tampa to Orlando line had the backing of everyone from business to the state’s Republican legislators; but Rick Scott, the new Tea Party-backed governor, blocked it as a “big government boondoggle”. Today the Transportation Department announced that the money will go elsewhere.

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