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How High-Speed Rail Can Gain Momentum in the Midwest

By • Aug 21st, 2009 • Category: Clean Car Talk Daily Snapshots, Rail and Public Transits

High-speed rail is moving forward with serious funding announced by President Obama. Here are some reasons how high-speed rail for the Midwest can gain momentum.

President Obama Unveils High-Speed Passenger Rail Plan for Ten Corridors

By • Apr 16th, 2009 • Category: Rail and Public Transits, Videos

President Obama announced a national network of high-speed passenger rail lines in California, Pacific Northwest, South Central, Gulf Coast, Chicago Hub Network, Florida, Southeast, Keystone, Empire and Northern New England.

Amtrak Gets $1.3 Billion Slice of Stimulus Plan

By • Apr 1st, 2009 • Category: Rail and Public Transits, Videos

Amtrak gets $1.3 billion as part of the Federal stimulus package. The funds will be used in fixing and upgrading infrastructure and security, among other things.