29 Jan '17, 2am

China Launches Plan to Extend High-Speed Rail Across Asia!

China Launches Plan to Extend High-Speed Rail Across Asia!

Never cliff. China and it's high speed rail lines have been halted in the past due to violations. Many projects started construction before getting evaluations, and some evaluations did not recognise potential risks to the environment. The problem with high speed rail is that it doesn’t start where you are and really doesn’t always go where you want it to go let alone at a given time exactly when you need it. And I’m talking about light-rail, streetcars, heavy rail, subways, or commuter rail too. In California, despite an originally high hopes regarding an HSR line through the state. But the likelihood of that happening in a State that’s broke is sparse. Florida’s governor had the smarts to reject HSR funds. Rail transit is obsolete. Rail freight makes a lot of sense. I love trains, I especially like those Art Deco trains from the 20;s and 30;s and visited the B&O railroad...

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/chinas-high-speed-rail-expansion-acr...

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