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Unformatted text preview: rtation Institute (TTI), the nation’s leading authority on the subject, i.e. $133 per man, woman, and child; $532 a year for the average family of four with fuel costing $3.50 per gallon. ) Impact Module: Economy A national high-speed rail network is key to alleviate congestion in highways and airports that devastate the economy causing a loss of billions of dollars Kunz, president and CEO of the U.S. High Speed Rail Association, a trade group that focuses on advancing a national network, March 10, 2011 [Andy, “U.S. High Speed Rail: Time to Hop Aboard or Be Left Behind,” http://e360.yale.edu/feature/us_high-speed_rail_time_to_hop_aboard_or_be_left_behind/2378/, Accessed 6/1/12] SM Enhancing U.S. energy security is just one reason the country needs a state-of-the-art high-speed rail system, which by 2030 could transport millions of people each day between America’s cities. A national high-speed rail system would generate millions of jobs; help revive the country’s manufacturing sector by creating a new industry prod...
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