High Speed Rail Quotes by Noam Chomsky, Anthony Albanese, Corrine Brown, Greg Abbott, Mike Rutherford, Thomas Pogge and many others.
I do not see how we can rationally oppose high speed rail because of the environmental and other costs without considering the social and human consequences of the radical elimination of transportation that this entails.
Human needs are served by a sustainable lifestyle, almost by definition, if humans include coming generations. And a shift to such technologies as high-speed rail instead of maximizing fossil fuel use, and solar energy, is not “relentless resource extraction.”
The passage of time is likely to make high-speed rail more and more desirable, making it critical that politicians of today think ahead to tomorrow.
High-speed rail would revolutionise interstate travel and would also be an economic game-changer for dozens of regional communities along its path.
We are also ignoring and underfunding high speed rail which is one of the best ways to move citizens and improve congestion on our highways.
America is ready for livable communities. America is ready for high-speed rail.
We seem to be committing ourselves to an eye wateringly expensive railroad for the few. High speed rail plan is madness.
I think one big improvement would be if we somehow made it cheaper and easier for developing countries to learn from the sad experience of some of the developed countries, and also from some of the positive experiences we have of building good transportation systems, like high-speed rail.