High speed rail

Today’s headlines – California Streetsblog

CA bullet train opponents get final court kick (LA Times) A History of Red Light Enforcement in Oakland (Oaklandside) Former Assembly Transport Chairman Jim Frazier resigns (SF Chronicle, Mercury News) Lobby for transport justice (SmartCitiesDive) Promotional videos of autonomous cruise taxis show contempt for safe loading (Reuters) This morning: Santa …

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Here are 9 ways Texas should spend $ 35 billion on infrastructure

If you want to understand how wrong America’s priorities are when it comes to planning for a sustainable future, you don’t need to look any further than the allocation of funding for the $ 548 billion federal infrastructure bill. dollars. Of the $ 35 billion owed to Texas, according to …

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East Coast express train speeds will increase

AMBITIOUS PLANS: The government’s plans to increase operational speeds and expand the high-speed system along the east coast have not come without criticism By Shelley Shan / Journalist The Ministry of Transport and Communications will increase the speed of express trains on the east coast rail system until a high-speed …

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Laos hopes for economic revival of Chinese railway

A new $ 6 billion Chinese-built railway line opens in Laos this week, bringing hopes of an economic boost to the reclusive nation, but experts question the benefits of a project that has seen thousands of farmers evicted from their land. The 414-kilometer (260-mile) highway, due to open on Dec. …

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Siemens and Russian Railways to develop high-speed train with an average speed of 360 km / h – Business & Economy

MOSCOW, November 22. / TASS /. Siemens and Russian Railways have signed a contract for the development of a high-speed train for use at Moscow-St. The St. Petersburg high-speed line from 2028, Siemens Russia President Alexander Liberov said on Monday at a forum. “In collaboration with our Russian partner, we …

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Dean David Van Slyke on the recently passed infrastructure bill

Reporters seeking expert advice on all infrastructure issues, please see comments from David M. Van Slyke, Dean of the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University and the Louis Chair A. Bantle in trade and government policy. David Van Slyke Van Slyke is a leading international expert …

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All Electric Part 2: What I Missed In Part 1

Thanks to the many comments on my first post, I am including a lot of electrical stuff that I missed in my first version of “All electric. “ Hunter electric skateboard designed to reduce the risk of falls. Image courtesy of Hunter. Perhaps the smallest electric vehicle on the market …

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PRESS RELEASE: High Speed ​​Rail Receives Federal Grant to Advance Economic Development and Improve Infrastructure at Wasco

November 19, 2021 WASCO, California – The United States Department of Transportation today awarded a $ 24 million grant to the California High-Speed ​​Rail Authority, advancing the nation’s first high-speed rail system while improving and improving better connecting the community of Wasco (County of Kern). “High-speed rail is used to …

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High-speed train: What exactly are the plans for HS2 and HS3?

The prime minister said the government’s integrated rail plan is “the biggest transport investment program in a century”. Boris Johnson says he will provide “meaningful transport links for more passengers across the country, faster.” These are the key questions and answers. Define “high speed train”? The UIC, the world railway …

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A Shinkansen driver caught playing a GPS game on a smartphone on a high-speed train… for TEN years

He might also have gotten away with it, if there hadn’t been an anonymous tip-off. Safety is a top priority for Japanese railways, which means staff need to be vigilant while on duty, especially when working on the country’s high-speed trains, which can cover distances of up to ‘To 320 …

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