Dan Richard Elected Chair of USHSR Advisory Board!
The US High Speed Rail Association is pleased to announce that Dan Richard has been selected as the new Chair of the USHSR Advisory Board, and was officially confirmed during the High-Speed Rail Leadership Summit last month in San Jose, California.
Dan Richard served as Chair of the California High Speed Rail Authority (CAHSRA), having been appointed by Governor Edmund G. Brown in 2012. More information
THIS IS THE SILVER BULLET!
Trains outperform both flying and driving combined in every measure - capacity, mobility, convenience, speed, safety, efficiency, energy consumption, cost, profitability, national security, carbon footprint, physical footprint, economic development, smart growth, and more.
A network of high speed trains can carry more passengers than cars and airplanes combined - using a fraction of the energy, and with no delays.
"78% of Americans support high speed rail"
California High Speed Rail Project is Full Speed Ahead
"Make no small plans. They have no magic to stir humanity's blood and probably themselves will not be realized. Make big plans; aim high in hope and work, remembering that a noble, logical plan once recorded will never die, but long after we are gone will be a living thing, asserting itself with ever-growing insistency." -Daniel Burnham
Corporations and Investors Support the Clean Green Economy info
"If our leaders start now, we can actually achieve a future where the nation is linked by high-speed trains, city dwellers zip around on high-quality public transit systems, and we all make those pesky short daily trips with electric cars — many of them operated by ride-sharing services." -The Week