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New York City is the centerpiece of America’s only high speed rail route. The Amtrak Acela has a top speed of 150 mph, though it has to often go slower on older tracks, and is profitable. Upgrading the Acela corridor to handle higher speeds is a priority that even Republicans agree on. But New York […]

Feb 3rd, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized

Some items as I get things squared away for the holiday weekend: New York State politicians push for HSR – NY applied for $4.7 billion in stimulus funds to build 110mph rail from Niagara Falls to NYC. More about the plan here. Florida’s HSR stimulus application is somewhat contingent on the state funding commuter rail […]

Nov 24th, 2009 | Filed under Uncategorized