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Unformatted text preview: r two they will have significantly reduced their dependence on imported oil, created tens of
millions of new jobs, and saved their countries trillions of dollars by vastly improving 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. High-speed trains across country are feasible
Associated Press, June 21, 2012 (Associated Press, High-speed trains across South are feasible, Lexis Nexis,
ATLANTA — (High-speed passenger trains connecting Atlanta with Jacksonvi...
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