High speed trains could be the future of travel across the U.S.-Mexican border. Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Texas, Texas Department of Transportation Commissioner Jeff Austin and Mexican officials met with Transportation Sec. Anthony Foxx in Washington on Thursday to discuss a … Continue reading
In Chicago, stimulus funds provide a transit agency with a much-needed upgrade. NewsHour correspondent Elizabeth Brackett reports. Continue reading
- Why don’t we hear government and private businesses pressuring to revitalize the U.S. rail system to help reduce the oil crisis?
Question/Comment: Why don’t we hear the government and private businesses pressuring to revitalize the US rail system to help reduce the oil crisis? I thought the rails were the most fuel-efficient form of transportation. Paul Solman: From a little reading … Continue reading