High Speed Rail 101
Should the US Build A High Speed Rail System?
Should the US continue to lead the world’s economy? Should the US invest in a cleaner, more efficient travel? Should we connect regions so people can easily work, visit, and just explore this beautiful country?
The answer to all of these is YES. High speed rail can make this all happen. It can be done. We just need to commit to doing it.
So should we build a high speed rail system? The answer is yes.
Why High Speed Rail
The High Speed Rail Experience
High speed rail is more than just a fast way to travel. It’s the way to get from Point A to Point Wherever you want to be in speed, comfort, and ease.
Not only will you be connected through an integrated rail network, but trains make communities more walkable and financially stable, with more opportunities.
Comfortable. Exhilarating. No waiting in airports, and no traffic. Stand up, stretch out, or just sit back and watch the country.
How High Speed Rail Works
High speed rail technology isn’t part of some imagined future. It’s available now.
Combining the transformative power of dedicated high-speed lines with the geographic coverage of shared-use lines.
High-speed rail is a proven technology, with over 28,000 miles of high-speed line in over 20 countries.
Regional Rail uses frequent trains on memory schedules to serve many types of trips
The French TGV holds the world speed record for a train on steel wheels. China has the fastest train you can ride.
High Speed Rail Progress
The Progress and Obstacles to High Speed Rail
Yes, of Course High-Speed Rail Will Work Here. HSR is exactly right for this moment, in fact, because it helps solve some of our biggest challenges.
Many people believe that trains are slow and unworkable — but the experience of them across the world has shown that the opposite is true.
There are many regional plans that are creating networks across the United States, and the Bipartisan Infrastructure bill is helping that long.
How the High Speed Rail Alliance Is Connecting A Nation of Advocates
At the High Speed Rail Alliance, we’re building a better future by building a network of passionate people. When our voices come together, they get heard.
We’re educating influencers. We’re talking to leaders. And most importantly, we’re helping everyday Americans understand how high speed rail will create a cleaner, more prosperous, and just more fun future.
If you’re passionate about high speed rail, we’d love for you to join the ride.