High-speed rail: A bad idea in the US, a bad idea in China

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April 26, 2011
by Marc Scribner  
Posted in Commentary

"The problem with this sort of thinking is that it is completely off-base. Not only would high-speed intercity passenger rail almost certainly be a complete failure in the United States, China is not exactly a success story worth using as a model for the U.S. As the liberal Washington Post columnist Charles Lane noted in the paper last Saturday, China’s full-steam-ahead experiment with high-speed rail has been a disaster and has now begun to implode." (04/26/11)



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