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Unformatted text preview: bama is not all right on this issue, and the new governors are not all wrong. Some states are planning trains that will not run at truly high speeds—in which case they won’t create genuinely attractive travel options to ease our air and road congestion problems. Some states are planning to improve existing passenger lines, rather than build new dedicated high-speed lines—which means the passenger trains will still have to share the tracks with freight and be accordingly subjected to delays . And some states are planning projects that simply don’t make economic sense—or at least should not be considered a top national priority. Turn – without a reorientation of federal funds towards High Speed Rail, funds will continue to go to the current high way system – swamps any overall benefit from state action BAF Ed Fund, bipartisan coalition of elected officials focused on US investment in infrastructure, 2011 [Building America’s Future Educational Fund, “Building America’s Future – Fa...
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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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