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Unformatted text preview: ime that it takes to travel to the airport and go through security can be greater than the amount of time actually spent in flight. Passenger rail—particularly high-speed rail—has the potential to link cities within the Great Lakes megaregion together in a faster and more efficient way. Easier travel within Midwestern states means that busi- nesses and organizations will effectively be closer together, making it easier to travel between branches, meet with potential employees and clients, and make the other connections that strengthen an economy. It will also make the Midwest a more at- tractive location internationally, attracting potential economic boosts such as tourism and international meetings. High Speed Rail increases real estate access in surrounding areas- Minneapolis, Denver, and Charlotte prove Center for Transit Oriented Development, leading national entity dedicated to providing innovative practices, policy reform, research, analysis, and investment tools to support TOD implementation, 2011 (CTOD, Rails to Real Estate: development Patterns Along Three New Transit...
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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.

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