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Unformatted text preview: hubs could generate as much as $19 billion in new business .} High Speed Rail is key to total transportation reform Puentes, Senior man at Brookings Institution’s Metropolitan Policy Program where he also directs the Program's Metropolitan Infrastructure Initiative, 11/6/2010 (Robert, Does the President’s Plan for Fixing America’s Transportation Infrastructure Go Far Enough?, 11/6/2010, http://www.brookings.edu/up-front/posts/2010/09/06transportation-puentes, accessed: 6/28/2012) AGI {The investments in high-speed rail and Next-Gen air traffic control are important in that they begin to shift focus away from small bore spending to the kind of transformational investments the federal government should be focusing on. And by linking high speed rail to the rest of the transportation program we can truly begin to think of these siloed investments as a holistic system .} Solvency: US HSR Sends Signal of Modernization to Domestic Investors US HSR spurs domestic investment- consumer confidence Cotey, Associate Editor for Progressive Railroading, June 2011 (Angela, Calinfornia HSR officials contend...
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