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