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House Okays More Funds for SUPERTRAINS

The House of Representatives wants to give $4 billion more to high speed rail construction. It’s a good idea. HSR is a good idea for the United States, but the nature of the beast is that money is going to tend to get spread around the country rather than concentrated in one place. But it’s a big country, which means that if we’re going to achieve any kind of meaningful HSR liftoff, you need to start out with some big appropriations.

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