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High Speed Passenger Rail: Future Development Will Depend on Addressing Financial and Other Challenges and Establishing a Clear Federal Role
High Speed Passenger Rail: Future Development Will

 
Our Price: $30.00
By Susan A. Fleming (au)
Year: 2009
Pages: 108
Binding Paperback

Product Code: 1437914454

Description
 
Federal and other decision makers have had a renewed interest in how high speed rail (HSR) might fit into the national transport. system and address increasing mobility constraints on highways and at airports due to congestion. This report reviews: (1) the factors affecting the economic viability-- meaning whether total social benefits offset or justify total social costs -- of HSR projects, incl. difficulties in determining the economic viability of proposed projects; (2) the challenges in developing and financing HSR systems; and (3) the federal role in the potential development of U.S. HSR systems. The auditor interviewed fed., state, local, and private sector officials; and reviewed HSR  development in France, Japan, and Spain. Charts and tables.

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