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Seattle to Vancouver $1 Million High Speed Rail Study

Curbed Seattle - Seattle and Vancouver, B. C., two cities with similar geography and culture, and two cities that are growing towards each other like so many other city pairs around the world. Between 2000 and 2040, Seattle will have seen at least 30 percent growth and Vancouver will have seen 50 percent. Why not connect them?

Crosscut - Seattle to Vancouver in an hour: Is that our future

The dream is to send super-fast trains — the type capable of going 250 miles per hour — between Seattle and Vancouver, B.C. Gov. Jay Inslee wants to see if that dream, which has drawn some heavyweight business-sector interest, is feasible. And he wants the Washington Legislature to spend $1 million to find out.