Obama Calling For $53B For High Speed Rail – Slashdot

A billion here, a billion there and pretty soon you’re talking about real money going into fast-rail.

“President Obama is calling for $53B to be appropriated for the construction of high-speed rail in the United States over the next 6 years. Assuming Congress approves this plan, the funding would be spent on developing and/or improving trains that travel at approximately 250 miles/hour, as well as spent on connecting existing rail lines to new developed high speed lines.”

Obama Calling For $53B For High Speed Rail – Slashdot.

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