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Links to High Speed Rail News

For those keeping up with high-speed rail issues, the American Dream Coalition has collated a few recent references in the news:

There are alternatives to HSR — Robert Frye, Tallahassee Democrat
High-speed rail link to rip up finest countryside — TimesOnline, UK

Bullet Train Fanatasies? — ETA Watchdog Reports

Bullet train to fantasyland — Orange County Register

Plans evolve for high-speed rail from Minnesota to Illinois — Chicago Tribune

High-speed light rail to Chicago? Not exactly tangible — The Examiner

China Unveils the World’s Fastest Super High-Speed Train — Wall Street Pit

High-Speed Rail Pricing Models — Systemic Failure

Samuel R. Staley, Ph.D. is a senior research fellow at Reason Foundation and managing director of the DeVoe L. Moore Center at Florida State University in Tallahassee where he teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in urban planning, regulation, and urban economics. Prior to joining Florida State, Staley was director of urban growth and land-use policy for Reason Foundation where he helped establish its urban policy program in 1997.