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Unformatted text preview: es and residential condos, a new movie theatre, a new 60
room hotel, and a 21st century health clinic. Similar high-speed and intercity passenger rail projects across the country will create jobs not only in our manufacturing sector, but also in the small businesses that open near modernized train
stations. They will connect large metropolitan communities and economies through a safe, convenient, and reliable
transportation alternative. They will ease congestion on our roads and at our airports. And they will reduce our
reliance on oil as well as our carbon emissions.> Solvency: US HSR Decreases Emissions
High Speed Rail creates massive net reductions in Co2 emissions, offsets emissions from oil
based planes and cars
Ridlington & Kerth et al, policy analysts w/ the Frontier Group, environmental think tank in affiliation with
the Public Interest Network, Fall 2010 [Wisconsin Public Interest Research Group – Elizabeth & Rob, Brian Imus
& Bruce Speight, WISPIRG Foundation “Connecting the Midwest, - How a Faster Passenger Rail Network Could
Speed Travel and Boost t...
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