APTA - The Case for Business Investment in High Speed and Intercity Passenger Rail

APTA - The Case for Business Investment in High Speed and Intercity Passenger Rail cover
Release Date: 
Mar 16 2011

The overall passenger rail market in the United States is growing at an impressive rate, despite chronic underinvestment. However, for high speed rail in particular, the rest of the world (China, Spain, France, Japan, Germany, Turkey, Russia, Italy, Portugal, etc) is investing more aggressively than the U.S. in this efficient and effective mode of transportation.

The U.S. needs to keep up, so that we can remain competitively in the global marketplace, move people quickly and connect our key economic growth centers, create jobs and economic development, protect the environment, and enhance our energy independence.