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High Speed Trains

Kern County: The Best Investment High Speed Rail Can Make

Cheryl Scott | Posted 02.15.2016 | Los Angeles
Cheryl Scott

If it's true that "what you see depends on where you sit," then we in Bakersfield and Kern County seem to have packed up all our belongings and moved ...

Is High Speed Rail On Its Way To America?

Posted 01.23.2013 | Green

From EarthTechling's Nino Marchetti: High speed rail development here in the United States, particularly California, continues to limp along. Even ...

At Home With Kenneth Grange

Trisha Andres | Posted 05.15.2012 | Arts
Trisha Andres

It's March and industrial designer Kenneth Grange seems to be in a buoyant mood as he opens the teak door to his home in Hampstead in north London. Hi...

Guten Tag, Mitt! Greetings From a European Welfare State

John Blumenthal | Posted 03.13.2012 | Comedy
John Blumenthal

I wish we had this cool stuff in my country. But we don't. Instead, our government spends money on crippled people and old people and people with mental problems, and fixing old bridges and building highways and hospitals and things like this. We are not so cool as you.

Watch: China Train Crash Affects Entire Nation

Posted 09.24.2011 | World

The death toll from a high-speed train crash in China has risen to at least 39, including two Americans. The crash has dented confidence in China's...

WATCH: High-Speed Marriage Proposal

AOL Travel News | Posted 09.20.2011 | Travel

How to propose to your girlfriend 101: Dress up like a giant panda, sneak up behind her on a train, sketch her out completely and drop down on one kne...

WATCH: How 'Mad Men' Would Sell High-Speed Rail

The Huffington Post | Travis Walter Donovan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Reprising their characters from the hit series, "Mad Men," actors Vincent Kartheiser and Rich Sommer have teamed up with U.S. PIRG and Funny Or Die to...

Are High-Speed Trains Finally Coming To The U.S.? | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

The federal funding served as a down payment to develop the groundwork for 13 new high-speed rail corridors in the United States, including an Orlando...

Survey: High Speed Rail Is Good For Love! | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

High speed rail isn't just an efficient, low-carbon way to get from point A to point B -- it might just help your love life too! A new survey from Tai...

Gautrain: Africa's First High-Speed Train

GlobalPost | Erin Conway-Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Forget taxis that get stuck in Johannesburg's dreaded traffic jams. Forget minivans that pack in passengers like sardines....