Posts Tagged ‘fuel’

One of the more clever arguments against high speed rail (and passenger rail as a whole) is that we don’t really need it to reduce our crippling dependence on oil. Instead the market will magically innovate enough hybrid and electric vehicles to meet the energy demand currently satisfied by oil. How we will afford widening […]

Nov 10th, 2010 | Filed under Uncategorized

One of the most common things we’ve found around the world with high speed rail is that it is very, very successful at attracting riders to switch from flying between two points to the train. Despite deeply ignorant claims that because Southwest Airlines offers cheap flights, we don’t need HSR, the evidence indicates that HSR […]

Feb 25th, 2010 | Filed under Uncategorized