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Unformatted text preview: the first of many steps in setting the final course of the train routes and securing funding.) HSR Sustainable Longshore, studied at Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 2010 (Samantha, Putting the Brakes on High Speed Rail, 2010, June 26, 2012) FAS pg 2 (According to a 2006 study by the Center for Clean Air Policy and the Center for Neighborhood Technology in 2006, “building a high-speed rail system across the US could result in 29 million fewer car trips and 500,000 fewer plane flights each year, saving 6 billion pounds of carbon dioxide emissions – the equivalent of removing a million cars from the road annually.” The suggestion that high-speed rails would not only thin out traffic but also significantly reduce the environmental impact of travel makes a strong case for their implementation.) A2: Construction Costs Mass transit funding is popular with construction industry lobbyists Goozner, chief financial, and chief economics correspondent for the Chicago Tribune, June 25, 2012 (Merrill, Gooznews, http://gooznews.com/?p=4018...
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