high speed rail

U.S. high-speed rail: Express to ... where?

Nov 5, 2013
An advocacy group pushing high-speed rail in the U.S. begins its annual meeting.
Posted In: high speed rail, California rail, bullet trains

Britain's government wants fast trains; some say they're not worth it

Jun 25, 2013
Britain's government wants to spend billions on a high-speed rail system. HS2 -- as it's called -- could cut some journey times in half but critics say it would harm the countryside and trains are yesterday's technology.
Posted In: high speed rail, U.K., rail, train, Transportation

California's high-speed rail meets opposition over eminent domain

May 28, 2013
Residents of California's Central Valley are trying to stop a high-speed rail system that would connect San Francisco to Los Angeles from cutting through their land.
Posted In: rail, high speed rail, california, eminent domain

China opens game-changing bullet train

Dec 26, 2012
The world's longest high speed rail link opens in China.
Posted In: China, train, high speed rail

California Gov. Jerry Brown advocates for high-speed rail

Jul 27, 2012
The governor of the cash-strapped state recently signed a $8 million transportation bill. Watchers say it'll be a way for him to leave a lasting legacy.
Posted In: Jerry Brown, high speed rail, california

MID-DAY UPDATE: Google gives more and the G20 "bad guys"

Nov 10, 2010
Good news -- new people filing for unemployment dropped to the lowest level since July. In judicial news, before the U.S. Supreme Court is a case...
Posted In: class action lawsuits, cotton, EU, G20 summit, Google, high speed rail, Ireland, mid-day update, S.S.Admiral

MID-DAY UPDATE: Wells Fargo re-files, Nissan recalls and high speed rails

Oct 28, 2010
Wells Fargo will re-file 55,000 problematic foreclosure documents, but will not issue a blanket moratorium. Today, we learned that the number of...
Posted In: Amendment 4, China, high speed rail, mid-day update, millionaire, Nissan, Redbox, Unemployment, Wells Fargo

MIDDAY UPDATE: Another Toyota recall

Oct 21, 2010
Toyota is in the news again with another recall, this time mechanical problems with 1.5 million vechicles. And keeping on track with transportation...
Posted In: coal plants, deficit-cutting, high speed rail, mid-day update, pollution, Toyota