Articles Tagged With: high-speed-rail
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September 2012

2012 Women In Transportation: KellyAnne Gallagher

Director of Member Services American Public Transportation Association Washington, D.C.

July 2012

Consultant Project Profile: AECOM

High-speed rail.

June 2012

Debate over intercity rail leaves policy at a crossroads

Some critics of the proposed California high-speed rail system have used the state’s Legislative Analyst’s Office report, which recommended that the program not be funded, as its rally cry.

September 2011

Job Pressures Beginning to Drive Rail Transit Agenda

Although nothing new, employment generation is the renewed focus of new federal and local spending on rapid transit projects.

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