• US High-Speed Rail Coalition

  • General discussion of passenger rail proposals and systems not otherwise covered in the specific forums in this category, including high speed rail.
General discussion of passenger rail proposals and systems not otherwise covered in the specific forums in this category, including high speed rail.

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  by bostontrainguy
 
U.S. HIGH SPEED RAIL COALITION

Multi-faceted Coalition to Campaign for Federal High-Speed Rail Investment

Groups driven by high-speed rail's sweeping economic and climate benefits

Washington, D.C., (July 15, 2021) -A broad coalition of public interest, labor, environmental and business groups announced today that it has launched a major campaign to ask Congress to include $205 billion in funding for high-speed rail in the pending infrastructure bills, as well as robust labor standards, a High-Speed Rail Development Authority, and a Rail Trust Fund.

http://ushsrcoalition.org/

http://www.ushsr.com/hsrmap/
  by electricron
 
$205 Billion for new HSR lines, $117 Billion for rebuilding the NEC adds up to $325 Billion.
Will there be any money left over for metro rail, commuter rail, light rail, streetcars, and bus transit lines?