Author: Cascadia High Speed Rail

What We Have Learned from High-Speed Rail

High-Speed Rail Has Clear Economic Benefits While the environmental benefits of high-speed rail are clear and measurable, the economic benefits have also been well-documented. The data comes from high-speed rail initiatives around the world. China has economically benefited from high-speed rail for over a decade. China has put into operation over 20,000 miles of dedicated […]

What is the Next Step for High-Speed Rail on the West Coast?

Support for High-Speed Rail Increases ­­High-speed rail connecting Portland, Vancouver, BC and Seattle aka Cascadia High Speed Rail gains support as the new wave of transportation.  High-speed rail advocates from around the Northwest, the United States, and the world testified before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous on Thursday, […]

Biden Administration Focused on High-Speed Rail

New Administration focused on High-Speed Rail Supporters of high-speed rail are keeping tabs on Joe Biden’s campaign promise to invest in infrastructure—and more specifically high-speed rail. High-speed rail advocates from the Pacific Northwest, the United States and around the world testified before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials on […]