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Unformatted text preview: in all of them, including expanding markets; making
business travel more efficient; and encouraging mixed-use development. Among its conclusions, the report argued for
looking at these networks "in the broader context of a changing economy" that includes more long-distance tourism
and business travel, and ever-wider markets and supply chains. In 2035, the report says, high-speed rail networks
around these four hubs could generate as much as $19 billion in new business .} Solvency: US HSR Spurs Domestic Investment
US HSR spurs domestic investment- consumer confidence
Cotey, Associate Editor for Progressive Railroading, June 2011 (Angela, Calinfornia HSR officials contend with
criticism, June 2011, http://www.progressiverailroading.com/high_speed_rail/article/California-HSR-officialscontend-with-criticism--26838#, Access: 7/4/2012) AGI
<<But for CHSRA to achieve its larger vision, the authority will need tens of billions of dollars in additional funding —
federal dollars included. The uncertainty surrounding the...
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