For a total of 7 minutes, train geeks can rejoice while riding Amtrak’s Acela Express, which glides at 150 mph in America’s northeast corridor. That track, located in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, totals 18 miles ...
The government has identified 10 major high-speed rail corridors eligible for stimulus funding. Photo by the White House via About.com.
From the World Resources Institute Pressroom:
President Barack Obama announced plans [yesterday] to pump $8 billion of stimulus funds into building a network of high-speed and intercity rail.
“The President is on the right track,” said Nancy Kete, [...]