Obama’s Plan for High Speed TrainsThursday, April 16, 2009
Europeans and Japanese already enjoy high-speed rail service, but in North America we aren’t as privileged. Americans are dependent on cars and planes to get from city to city. But that might not be the case for much longer. If Obama’s plan for a high-speed railway system. Obama’s right hand man, Joe Biden, unveiled the administration’s plans for high-speed rail all across the country today, showing off a seriously impressive map that adds lines connecting cities all over the country.
Though this will take years and lots of money to implement, the first line that’s likely to go in, is the California section, which hopes to link up its major cities with a 200mph rail line sometime in the next decade. So this means that North America might have some more clean trains running.