Recent Streetsblog USA posts about High-speed rail

Obama’s 2014 Transpo Budget Calls for Higher Spending, HSR

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The Obama Administration has put forward an opening bid in what are sure to be contentious 2014 budget negotiations, issuing a solidly progressive transportation budget that calls for increased overall spending and continued investment in passenger rail. The $76 billion transportation budget would represent a 5.5 percent, or $4 billion, spending increase over 2012 levels. […]