High Speed Rail Advice
From Florida to California, metropolitan regions are taking a harder look at investment in high speed passenger rail. The interest is fueled by $8 billion worth of stimulus funds that were earmarked for high speed rail development. Allocation of those funds was announced in late January - for information on the 13 rail corridors that received seed money from the stimulus bill CLICK HERE.
High speed rail has its share of advocates and skeptics. Regardless of which camp you're in, I recommend reading: Five Things You Need To Know About High-Speed Rail by David J. Carol, Market Leader of High-Speed Rail at Parsons Brinkerhoff.This succinct article from Planetizen.com discusses opportunities and challenges and is good reading for anyone new to passenger rail policy.