high-speed rail http://ijpr.org en Expanding Passenger Rail In America http://ijpr.org/post/expanding-passenger-rail-america <p></p><p>If the "Back to the Future" movies had been correct, we'd have flying cars by now.&nbsp;</p><p>But we don't even have true high-speed trains in America… <a href="http://www.amtrak.com/home" target="_blank"><strong>Amtrak's</strong></a> 150 mph "Acela" on the East Coast does not quite count.&nbsp;</p><p>But trains do have plenty of fans, and more riders with each passing year.&nbsp; Thu, 08 May 2014 17:10:10 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 12003 at http://ijpr.org Expanding Passenger Rail In America Getting California's High-Speed Rail On Track http://ijpr.org/post/getting-californias-high-speed-rail-track <p>High-speed trains zoom across countries in Europe and Asia, but the United States is moving slowly toward fast trains (150 mph and faster).&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>California's planned high-speed rail system recently broke ground, amid lingering questions about costs and timelines.&nbsp; We talk with the <a href="http://www.hsr.ca.gov/" target="_blank"><strong>High-Speed Rail Authority</strong></a> about plans and progress. Thu, 31 Oct 2013 17:48:00 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 2239 at http://ijpr.org Getting California's High-Speed Rail On Track