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The USA Finally Make Safety Rules for High Speed Rail

Wired Advocating for HIGH SPEED RAIL in the US is a brutal business, continually raising and dashing one’s hopes. Six years ago, President Obama dedicated some $8 billion in stimulus funds to high speed rail projects. Then the governors of Florida, Ohio, and Wisconsin spurned the cash. California took the money, only to see its plan to connect San Francisco and Los Angeles hamstrung by bureaucracy, crippling land use issues, and the Golden State’s vicious brand of NIMBYism. Read the whole article


  1. Do you know if Canadian regulations are similar to US regulations in this regard?

  2. Here is the Canadian standard that references the USA standard in Sec. 16


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