The Narrowing Of Amtrak In America's MidWest

Amtrak is in a strange place these days. As the company upgrades to “GenSet” locomotives, boosts passenger wifi service, and looks into local high speed rail the once great cross country train lines are receiving little to no funding and their value is being questioned.

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Public Transit Use In America Reaches All-Time Highs

America’s public transportation ridership is at a height not seen in decades. In 2011, Americans took 10.4 billion trips on

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The Next Chapter of American High Speed Rail

Petra Todorovich, lead author of High-Speed Rail: International Lessons for U.S. Policy Makers, published by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, say that high speed rail in the U.S. is troubled but far from dead.

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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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