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Amtrak High Speed Rail

Amtrak Train Set To Hit 110 Mph In High-Speed Test Run

AP | JASON KEYSER | Posted 12.19.2012 | Chicago

JOLIET, Ill. — For the first time on a key Midwestern route between Chicago and St. Louis, an Amtrak passenger train topped 110 mph Friday, ripp...

Matt Sledge

True High-Speed Rail Projects Unlikely To Be Fast-Tracked By Jobs Bill Funds

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 11.16.2011 | Politics

When President Obama revealed his jobs bill last week, you could almost hear the high-fives from transportation advocates across the country. If th...