Fast Trains -- America's High Speed Future by Nancy Nagle Bolts,Emy Louie PDF

By Nancy Nagle Bolts,Emy Louie

ISBN-10: 1478282436

ISBN-13: 9781478282433

around the globe, everyone is traveling via high-speed trains at 186 miles in step with hour and better. they're escaping the woes of lengthy motor vehicle commutes, gridlocked site visitors, and the indignities of post-9/11 air go back and forth. they're experiencing the benefit, convenience, facilities, and repair now not to be had to motor vehicle and air travelers.

This precise booklet seeks to provoke public curiosity in high-speed rail by way of bringing to existence the tremendous financial, environmental, and way of life advantages of getting a world-class high-speed rail process all through the United States. moreover, the construction of actually thousands of jobs throughout a variety of industries can turn into an instantaneous fact while excessive velocity rail starts building on American soil.

In readable, congenial, fact-filled, academic, and hugely informative methods, this e-book introduces narratives that dynamically evaluate the adventure of individuals touring by way of to be had skill within the usa with the event of individuals taking quick trains in international locations with verified high-speed rail systems.

Fast Trains – America’s excessive velocity destiny passionately and convincingly argues that the time for speedy trains in the US is now! Our country wishes high-speed rail. It wishes it urgently, and there's no time to delay.

2012-5-22

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