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high-speed railroads


'Atlas Shrugged' pushing high-speed rail?

Trailer for 'Part I' shows trains very similar to proposed U.S. high-speed rail trains, in contrast to Rand's original railroad track and bridge update plot.

By February 17, 2011


Report: Start high-speed rail plans in metro areas

Urban planning group recommends starting with "megaregions" where it says high-speed passenger rail will get most use, pay for itself.

By January 13, 2011


High-speed rail funding sparks debate

Citizens voice concerns on Facebook as their politicians debate in general media, while New York and Illinois make appeals for cash rejected by other states.

By November 10, 2010


U.S. gov't awards $2.4 billion for high-speed rail

A total of $2.4 billion will go to 23 states as part of federal public works project to build high-speed city-to-city passenger service across the U.S.

By November 3, 2010


IBM hops aboard high-speed rail

Could high-tech train projects in China and the Netherlands pave the way for similar work in the United States?

By March 24, 2009


South Korea to be first with nationwide WiMax

Intel and Korea Telecom expand their joint venture to provide WiMax to more of South Korea, with the goal of covering 85 percent of the population by March.

By September 30, 2010


Tropos provides wireless communication for jet-powered race car

Tropos provides Wi-Fi-based wireless communication for the North American Eagle jet-powered car that's designed to break the land speed record and achieve land supersonic speed.

By July 7, 2009


Trains to answer traffic, cost, pollution cries?

Shifting 25 percent of U.S. freight from trucks to trains could put nearly $1,000 in your pocket, according to the Association of American Railroads-backed Congestion Relief Index.

By July 1, 2008


Bottleneck on the high-speed highway

Letters are going out to more than 50,000 people across 16 states--along with a few thousand dollars in cash--asking them to become owners of a new fiber-optic network.

By May 29, 2001


Should cities be ISPs?

Lobbyists are pressuring Congress to resolve whether governments should be selling Net access.

By June 23, 2005