(PDF): High-Speed Rail Is at a Critical Juncture - Legislative
Apr 25, 2011 ... California's proposed high-speed rail project ... Area, the Central Valley, Los Angeles, the Inland. Empire, Orange ... A Number of Problems Threaten Successful .... for the new system is highly uncertain. ... that without additional significant federal support .... route interchangeably without regard to potential.
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High-Speed Rail in America - America 2050
congestion threaten economic competitiveness and quality of life. However ... high-speed rail in the United States: Core Express Corridors, .... west tend to be short corridors connecting to Los Angeles, ... Tampa-Miami (13.93) along the proposed HSR Route; .... The long term success of the new federal High Speed Intercity.
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Executive Summary - America 2050
ing high-speed rail corridors in the nation's most urbanized ... congestion threaten economic competitiveness and quality of life. ... close to 8,000 existing and proposed rail rights of way (of fewer ... Regional Corridors, and Emerging/ Feeder Routes, to reflect ... delphia, Los Angeles-San Diego, and Chicago- Milwaukee,.
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High Speed Rail Affirmative - Debate Central
High-Speed Recovery,” The New Republic, August 12th, Available Online at ..... Nationally, due to proposed federal investment of high-speed rail over a six-year ... example, in Los Angeles, CA, high-speed rail investment generates $7.6 billion in .... High-speed rail lines bring clear and significant economic benefits to the ...
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An Inventory of the Criticisms of High-Speed Rail - American Public
CHAPTER III — No Support for High-Speed Rail . ..... had little or no potential to be implemented in their proposed form and that the ..... According to the New Jersey Public Interest Research Group, high-speed rail lines generally .... Phase I calls for an approximately 500-mile system connecting Anaheim and Los Angeles.
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The Amtrak Vision for the Northeast Corridor: 2012
While significant and necessary efforts are underway to optimize ... Vision for High-Speed Rail in the Northeast Corridor. ... brought about through stakeholder discussions regarding the proposed HSR route, establishment of new regional NEC ..... and other roadways threaten the continued high economic .... Los Angeles.
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A Vision for High-Speed Rail in the Northeast Corridor - Amtrak
Sep 28, 2010 ... new systems, Next-Gen High-Speed Rail must play a role in the future of major .... Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA .... highways threaten the continued high economic productivity .... Even given proposed Master Plan improvements, Amtrak ... number of stops, and capacity demands from other NEC.
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Team #286 All Aboard: Can High Speed Rail Get Back on - SIAM
The cost of building high speed rail involves significant initial costs: land, raw materials, ... length of each proposed railway route and the projected mean travel speed. To examine the claim ..... Francisco to Los Angeles, and D.C. to New York. However ..... As recently as January 9, Iran has threatened to block the. Strait of ...
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The Development of High Speed Rail in the United States: Issues
Jul 9, 2012 ... approved $2.5 billion for high speed and intercity passenger rail in ... shared with freight trains; and (2) building new tracks dedicated ... system dedicated to passenger trains between San Francisco and Los Angeles, on which speeds ... Lack of long-term funding represents a significant obstacle to HSR ...
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Environmental Impact of High Speed Rail in California - Goldman
California is in the process of developing a high speed rail (HSR) system that would ... The California High Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) has developed a proposal for a ... between San Francisco and Los Angeles with an extension to Anaheim, .... Impact on flora and fauna – endangered and threatened species: takings, ...
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High Speed Rail's Impact on Hanover County & the Town of Ashland
Jun 2, 2016 ... Impact of the Proposed Western Bypass Through Hanover County… ... that moved the concept of high speed rail forward occurred as far back as .... federal funds by about $100 million for these routes in fiscal year 2014 compared to 2013. ..... with Los Angeles with a real-world travel time of no more than 2 ...
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A High Speed Foundation - Berkeley Law
After decades of planning, high speed rail is coming to California. ... which will connect the San Francisco Bay Area to the Los Angeles Basin by 2028 for an .... infrastructure required to service new proposed developments, and likely ..... could provide significant benefits to cities like Merced, Fresno, Hanford, and Bakersfield.
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XpressWest High Speed Rail - Demographia
XpressWest is a proposed high-speed rail line that would operate from ... significant numbers of riders from throughout the Los Angeles Basin and the Inland Empire. ..... Editor's Note on Recently Proposed Victorville to Palmdale Link ..... high-speed rail lines of Europe and Asia have their terminals in or near the urban core ...
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Incorporating High Speed Passenger Rail into a Multimodal Network
The study analyzes the potential for high-speed rail as a part of the existing multimodal ... proposed model is the capability to capture multiple HSR design ... new mode may be significant when considering ridership shifts in the ..... California for a HSR line from San Francisco to Los Angeles; however, the infrastructure.
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Eminent Domain and High-Speed Rail in California: Sustaining
fornia High-Speed Rail Proposal: A Due Diligence Report” ... new limits on eminent domain, and now, in relation to California's high-speed rail .... standard of review would necessarily impose a “significant impediment” to the .... potential routes between Los Angeles and San Francisco, develop a financial plan, and arrange.
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HEALTH IMPACT ASSESSMENT - The Pew Charitable Trusts
May 9, 2011 ... California High Speed Rail Overview . ...... the proposed High Speed Rail (HSR) represents great promise. ... threats and negative health costs. .... Francisco and Los Angeles, with plans to later expand to ... will bring new employment opportunities to the state, particularly in areas of the central valley.
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Great East Japan Earthquake, JR East Mitigation Successes, and
seismic safety, development of more seismically resistant designs for new ... the construction of the Los Angeles-to-San Jose segment. .... and under high-speed rail systems in Japan and along the proposed route for the California ... the JR East infrastructure retrofits that followed each significant earthquake from 1978.
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READ the letter from SAFE to CA HSR involved agencies regarding E2
May 14, 2015 ... Los Angeles, CA 90012 Associate Director for NEPA Oversight Council ... 1200 New Jersey Ave, SE ... Re: Elimination of High Speed Rail/Palmdale to Burbank Project ... reference the proposed E-2 route which crosses the Big Tujunga .... Effect of Noise on Endangered and Threatened Birds Precludes the ...
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California High-Speed Rail Project: A Study of the Palo Alto - CIFE
rail line significantly more than the cost of the project. ... of a proposal to tunnel the high-speed rail through this San Jose-San ... new development in the area surrounding the potential HSR station in Palo Alto (the ... in support of repairing the freeway, and other citizens threatened to destroy the ..... Valley and Los Angeles.
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FRA FY 14 Omnibus Funding Passenger Rail Corridor Investment
the Austin to Houston corridor, would provide would provide high-speed rail .... that provides service from Los Angeles to Chicago with stops in Austin, .... though the threat of not achieving it is always looming, especially in light of significant ... NEPA project in order to maximize the proposed services' ability to foster a safe,.
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