Drawing lessons from other countries, our new study shows that high-speed rail can boost our economy, save energy, curb pollution and provide a popular
alternative to congested roads and airports.
Read the report. (a TRACK RECORD FOR SUCCESS)
Over the last two years, the federal government has distributed $10.4 billion in grants to construct or plan high-speed rail, including incremental measures that increase the speed and reliability of existinG passenger rail. In these two rounds, 37 states and the District of Columbia have applied to the Federal Railroad Administration to support 341 project applications. Those requests totaled over $65 billion – about six times the amount made available by Congress.
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