High Speed Rail: Untimely Extravagance

Video at http://vimeo.com/12896264

Narrative and slide show from high speed rail seminar by Wendell Cox at the Heritage Foundation in Washington (DC) on 25 June 2010.

The presentation covered genuine high speed rail (over 150 mph) and slower speed rail (top speeds of 79 or 110 mph)

Sections:
HSR Passengers and Congestion (Air and Highway)
HSR Environment (especially greenhouse gas emissions)
HSR Costs and Subsidies
HSR Jobs and Economic Impacts
Slower Speed Rail

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