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 currently serves as Chair of the California High Speed Rail Authority (CAHSRA), having been appointed by Governor Edmund G. Brown in 2012. More information | Video presentation
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"
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"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