U.S. high-speed rail will continue to be imaginative until all states get on the same page about how to fund these projects.
A bullet train traveling between both countries would be a boon not only for tourism, but also for business. Having seen the positive impact high-speed trains have on tourism and economies in Asia, it makes us wonder why bullet trains haven't yet made their way to the Americas?
Indonesia's transport minister is hampering China and Japan's efforts to export high-speed rail technology, citing the need only for more cost effective medium-speed rail.
Europe's trains are still safer than the average movie theater in the U.S.
Nobody wants airline-style boarding tactics for planes, but rail lines will need to continue to iterate on security rather than just sit tight and wait for a more severe attack.
The scale of the U.S. isn't really the reason there is no high-speed rail. Last time we looked, China is a big country, too.
The incredible technology is continually tested before rolled out on consumer routes, but the test results suggest an unprecedented future for transportation around the world.
Who wouldn't want to quickly get from central London to the Riviera without the hassle of the airport.
We love the idea of high-speed rail. We also think this particular project has 'doom' written all over it.
The number of potential local riders is shrinking, suggesting that Japan’s new bullet trains will be more often used by visitors who want to quickly experience the country rather than residential commuters.