High speed ground transportation: funds need to be focused under proposed legislation : statement for the record of Kenneth M. Mead, Director, Transportation Issues, Resources, Community, and Economic Development Division, before the Subcommittee on Surface Transportation, Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate
Kenneth M. Mead, United States. General Accounting Office, United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Subcommittee on Surface Transportation
The Office, 1993 - Transportation - 16 pages
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
$1 billion $20 million 200-mile corridor Achieve 125-mph Speeds achieve speeds Administration Administration's proposed Airport allocated Amtrak's Northeast Corridor APPENDIX I APPENDIX congestion relief Conrail Corridor Improvement Program costly criteria develop high-speed rail developing ridership forecasts diesel locomotives electric locomotives eliminating grade crossings federal funds financial community fiscal year 1994 focused freight railroads French TGV guideways high-speed operations high-speed rail corridors higher speeds HSGT development HSGT project HSGT systems increase incremental approach incremental improvements induced demand Intercity Passenger Transport investment ISTEA level rights-of-way loan guarantees maglev systems million per mile National Research Council needed Northeast Corridor Improvement number of projects opportunity cost Options for Intercity passenger trains perceived risks permit speeds Pursuit of Speed--New rail systems revenues revolving loan funds Secretary of Transportation Shinkansen social benefits Special Report 233 Speed--New Options speeds of 125 straight and level technology options TGV-type systems track traffic Transportation Research Board upgrade