Author: Cascadia High Speed Rail

High-Speed Rail in 21st Century America

“Amtrak Joe” Wants to Bring High-Speed Rail to America It’s no secret that President Biden’s support of bringing high-speed rail to America is born partially of his own commuting experience. During his time as a senator, President Biden commuted daily from Wilmington, Delaware, to Washington, DC. His experience using the train to commute to work […]

High-Speed Rail: Bringing America Together

High-Speed Rail Projects Have Supporters in All Parts of the Country Since the May 6th meeting with the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials, high-speed railway advocates from across the country have become more passionate about the future of high-speed rail in the United States. Officials on both the […]

The Future of High-Speed Rail in the US

Biden Administration Hopeful for Future of High-Speed Rail in the US The Biden Administration has big plans in store for high-speed rail in America. Biden’s American Jobs Plan $2 trillion infrastructure proposal, which includes a budget of $80 billion to revive the dilapidated US. railway systems, could be what brings high-speed rail to Portland and […]

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 […]