MGW12 HSR Aff

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Unformatted text preview: rospect of support by the U.S. government for high-speed rail development, foreign builders might be able to count on long-term contracts and American workers on long-term jobs. "You have a tipping point where you can bring a new industry in," said Art Guzzetti, vice president for policy of the American Public Transportation Association in Washington. "The government needs to create a stabilizing force, so there is a consistent number of orders year in and year out.">> High Speed Rail key to competitiveness - attracts foreign investment Nussbaum,staff writer for Philadelphia enquirer, 2010 (Paul, Foreign firms see profits in U.S. high-speed rail, August 10, 2010, Lexis Nexis, July 3, 2012, pg 1-2; FAS) <<For foreign train makers, the market for passenger trains has been relatively small in the United States, limited largely to commuter agencies. But now, with the prospect of support by the U.S. government for high-speed rail development, foreign builders might be able to count on long-term contracts and American workers on long-term jobs. "You have a...
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This note was uploaded on 11/30/2013 for the course PHILOSOPHY 303m taught by Professor Tye during the Fall '12 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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