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Unformatted text preview: ginally sold as a public works program, devoted more money to tax cuts and aid to states than to infrastructure. With much of the construction money in the stimulus ending up paying for prosaic things like repaving roads, the administration decided to make sure that some of it would leave a lasting legacy: They devoted $8 billion for rail and high-speed rail. To the Obama administration, the benefits seemed obvious. The money offered a chance to put people to work designing and building railroads. High-speed trains would lure riders who would otherwise drive or fly, reducing congestion, pollution and the country's dependence on foreign oil. And simply building new futuristic trains zipping around at more than 150 miles an hour would be an accomplishment in itself, one that could lift the spirits of a recession-battered nation.} Impact Module: Pollution Congestion increases emissions from cars Page, Staff Writer for Burlington Free Press, 2012 (Candace, A simple formula, June 23, 2012, http://www.burlingtonfreepress.com/article/20120624/GREEN/306240010/Vehicle-pollution-follows-...
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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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