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Unformatted text preview: roving the productivity of their economies thanks to a low-carbon transportation sector that moves people and goods at speeds that could one day hit 300 miles per hour, or more.The U.S. can be part of that future. But if more states follow the example of Florida, Wisconsin, and Ohio, the country will remain shackled by 19th- and 20th-century forms of transportation in a 21st-century world. Contemplate this image: China, Europe, Russia, South America, and other parts of the globe are streaking by at 250 miles per hour while the likes of Governor Scott are stuck in a traffic jam on an interstate, watching the trains whiz past. HSR Solves congestion decreases – reduced flying and driving Cooper, Finance Staff Writer for International Herald tribune, 2011 (Michael, “Politics put an end to high-speed rail in U.S.; How Tea Party power and the financial crises snuffed out bullet trains”, Accessed: June 26, 2012, pg. 17; FAS) {In 2009, it had been the Obama administration that had pushed to bring high-speed rail to the United States. The vehicle was the $787 billion stimulus package, which, though it was ori...
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