I often here in debates about the viability of high-speed rail plans in the United States, that “It would work for sure in the Northeast Corridor”, basically meaning the stretch connecting Boston, NYC, Philly, Baltimore, and DC. Maybe. Jay Weiser looks at the likely costs and ridership on an HSR line there and isn’t so sure.
Adrian Moore, Ph.D., is vice president of policy at Reason Foundation, a non-profit think tank advancing free minds and free markets. Moore leads Reason's policy implementation efforts and conducts his own research on topics such as privatization, government and regulatory reform, air quality, transportation and urban growth, prisons and utilities.