The speed at which a train can travel is limited by the type of track it travels on. Bringing high-speed rail to North America will require building new high-speed lines that can accomodate frequent 200+ mph service. These new high-speed segments connect to and...
High-speed rail in California made significant progress this week.
The California High-Speed Rail Authority’s Board of Directors approved four important milestones for the project, effecting every region along the line.
1. The San Jose to Merced Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)
2. Modernization of Los Angeles Union Station
3. Design Process for Central Valley Stations
4. The 2022 Business Plan.
These are all important milestones in the effort to build the first high-speed rail network in the U.S, and we have more details.