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'Look At My Fancy New Airport Terminal,' Says Noted Despot Kim Jong Un

last weekVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Pyongyang, capital city of Best Korea, will soon be showing a fresh face to the world with a fancy new airport terminal. Set to open on July 1st, the new Terminal 2 is said to feature a new high speed rail link and motorway to central Pyongyang, as per the exacting specifications of Supreme Leader and famed looking-at-things enthusiast Kim Jong Un. Read more...

Matt Yglesias on environmental impact regulations

(June 15, 2015 03:16 PM, by Scott Sumner) Why was the proposed wind farm not built off the coast of Cape Cod? It was stopped by "environmentalists". Why don't we have high speed rail up and down the northeast corridor? "Environmentalists" won't allow it. Of course the real... (0 COMMENTS)

US High Speed Rail Los Angeles Conference

Business and political leaders will come together with the world's top experts to bring high speed rail to America.

High speed rail is one step closer to reality in Illinois

Illinoi s just took a huge step forward in its pus h to bring high speed rail to the state. A resolution passed by Illinois state senate Sunday urges Congress to invest $2.5 billion in high-speed rail, as well as instructing the Illinois...Show More Summary

WATCH: Meet the People Getting Screwed By California's High Speed Rail

last monthNews : Reason

"Meet the People Getting Screwed Over By Jerry Brown’s High Speed Rail" is the latest video from Reason TV. Watch above or click on the link below for video, full text, supporting links, downloadable versions, and more Reason TV clips. View this article.

Meet the People Getting Screwed Over By Jerry Brown’s High Speed Rail

last monthNews : Reason

"It's like a field of dreams—if you build it they will come," says Mary Jane Fagundes, a Hanford, California resident in danger of losing her home to California's high speed rail. "But it's just a dream that's never going to become a...Show More Summary

More Musk

THE HYPERLOOP California isn’t thinking BIG ENOUGH! I’ll never get over Chris Christie nixing the tunnel to New York. The future is coming, we’ve got to prepare for it. Which is why we need high speed rail, right? Not if it’s the slowest bullet train in the world and it’s gonna take until 2029 to […] The post More Musk appeared first on Lefsetz Letter.

Japan laps US with new high speed train

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

In the United States the definition of high-speed rail ranges from 90 mph to 150 mph. The average speed of the the fastest train currently running in the United States, the Acela Express, is 68 mph. While the Acela Express is capable...Show More Summary

MN: Details Emerge About Zip Rail Backers

Questions far outnumber answers when it comes to North American High Speed Rail Group and its proposal to build a high-speed rail line from Rochester to the Twin Cities. It's been nearly a month since North American publicly acknowledged...Show More Summary

China Plans Strategic High-Speed Rail to Nepal Through Mount Everest

China has unveiled new plans to extend a high speed railway line to connect to Nepal via Tibet that would tunnel under Mount Everest - and creep into India's sphere of influence.

Transmission: Auby Taylor

Auby Taylor dances to the beat of his own drum and this Texas native just dropped a new video part in true Auby fashion—high speed lines, fearless rail skills, and just enough technical juice to blend it all together perfectly. Get a taste of Mr. Taylor’s flavor in our latest Transmission. The post Transmission: Auby Taylor appeared first on Transworld Skateboarding.

Podcast: Houston Part II - Transportation Time

This week we continue our conversation with Christof Spieler on Houston, this time focusing on transportation including discussions about BRT, High Speed Rail, the bayou bike network and implementation of the bus re-imagining program. Wire Feed

Proposed Dallas High Speed Rail Station To Be “Massive Game Changer”?

Is the proposed downtown Dallas (there are two potential sites actually) high-speed rail station a “massive game changer” as the head of developer Matthews Southwest has stated? An interesting question. The creation of a high-speed rail line between Dallas and Houston will certainly be a big change for the region in some ways. Show More Summary

Foxx Testifies to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

The US High Speed Rail Association (USHSR) participated in the Congressional Hearing held Feb. 11 by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. This is the first in a series of hearings on a draft of the Surface Transportation Reauthorization Bill. Show More Summary

High Speed Rail Conference DC

Business and political leaders will come together with the world's top experts to bring high-speed rail to America.

Seattle to Portland High Speed Rail

Currently travel times between the heart of Portland and the heart of Seattle look something like this. Google maps reports driving is 2 hours and 44 minutes. That’s with no traffic congestion. Flying theoretically takes 45 minutes, but that isn’t really to Seattle, it’s to SEATAC, which is nowhere near downtown Seattle. Taking the train […]

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