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Eleazar David Melendez

Expert Weighs In On Why Hyperloop Won't Work

HuffingtonPost.com | Eleazar David Melendez | Posted 08.13.2013 | Technology

Even if he builds it, they probably won’t come. A day after Elon Musk unveiled details on his futuristic plan for a superspeed alternative method...

Eleazar David Melendez

So, A Few Problems With The Hyperloop..

HuffingtonPost.com | Eleazar David Melendez | Posted 08.14.2013 | Technology

Upon unveiling Hyperloop, a futuristic concept for high-speed travel that promises to turn the six-hour commute from San Francisco to Los Angeles into...

On The Fast Track In Shanghai

Rebecca Fannin | Posted 08.21.2012 | Travel
Rebecca Fannin

I recently took the high-speed train from Beijing to Shanghai and was surprised by how comfortable and enjoyable this trip of only five hours was.

Vegas To Get High-Speed Rail Link?

AP | MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 03.26.2012 | Travel

VICTORVILLE, Calif. -- On a dusty, rock-strewn expanse at the edge of the Mojave Desert, a company linked to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid wants t...

Obama Militates For A Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill -- Why Not The Chicago-New York Bullet Train Now?

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 09.08.2011 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

The building of a high-speed rail from New York to Chicago would put thousands upon thousands to work and be a major boon to its economy and much in between, not to speak of alleviating traffic congestion and air pollution.

California Secures Federal Funding For High Speed Rail

McClatchy | Michael Doyle | McClatchy Newspapers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- California's high-speed rail plan will receive up to $624 million in additional federal funds, Transportation Department officials annou...

Israeli High Speed Train To Run Through West Bank

AP | KARIN LAUB | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIT IKSA, West Bank — A high-speed train between two major cities seems like a must for a developed nation. But Israel's long-awaited, $2 billi...

China Unveils World's Fastest High Speed Train

AP/The Huffington Post | ANITA CHANG | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING — A Chinese passenger train hit a record speed of 302 miles per hour (486 kilometers per hour) Friday during a test run of a yet-to-be o...

WI Governor Leaves Fate Of High-Speed Rail To GOP Successor Who Wants It DEAD

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

MADISON, Wis. — High-speed rail projects in Wisconsin and Ohio appear close to derailment, with Wisconsin's outgoing governor saying Monday he'l...

We're Screwed, Not Even in the Right Game

Denis Campbell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Denis Campbell

We simply don't get it in the USA and EU. The Chinese eat our lunch while we busy ourselves in silly ideological Left vs. Right fights over control of Washington, Westminster and Brussels.

A Day in Bologna

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Having visited Bologna two years ago, we were drawn back for many of the same reasons people travel to Florence: jaw-dropping art and architecture; wonderful food and wine; stylish shops; and warm people.

8 Of The World's Most Popular High-Speed Trains (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Travis Walter Donovan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The Obama Administration recently allocated money for high-speed train projects across the nation. Here at HuffPost Green, we think high speed rail is...

Build This: A Real Infrastructure Policy for America

Mike Signer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mike Signer

Thanks to the Obama administration, the federal government is preparing to invest $8 billion in building high-speed railways.

Train Replacing Plane: It's Not Insane

Graham Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Graham Hill

The simplified check-in, security, and city-center to city-center service provided by trains will naturally cause many people to switch from flying.

Where a Train Beats a Plane: Lessons for the U.S. From Spain's High-Speed Rail

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kirsten Dirksen

The train takes an hour and a half longer than the plane flight between the Barcelona and Madrid, but travelers are opting for the train because it travels from city center to city center, is reliable and nearly always on time.

Ryan Grim

Cantor Caught Celebrating High-Speed Rail After Ridiculing It

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 04.28.2009 | Politics

While the stimulus was being debated in January, House Minority Whip Eric Cantor called a group of reporters into his office to outline the GOP's obje...

Disneyland-Las Vegas Levitating Train Just $12B Away

BloggingStocks.com | Tom Barlow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

File this under Only in America; the recently-passed national transportation bill includes $42 million to fund further research on a proposed Anaheim ...