Wednesday, March 30, 2011

High-Speed Rail: A Transformative Investment for New York's Future

Recently, newly elected Representatives Tom Reed and Ann Marie Buerkle submitted a letter to Transportation Secretary LaHood expressing their reservations about New York State's application for high-speed rail funds. Last year, we conducted detailed research on New York's high-speed rail proposal and its potential to act as a transformative economic development tool for the state. While we believe that high-speed rail in the Northeast Corridor should be the flagship infrastructure project of the nation, the merits of New York's high-speed rail proposal are still substantial. These merits are outlined in our document, The Erie Canal of the 21st Century: High-Speed Rail as a Regional Regeneration Tool for Upstate New York.

Friday, March 4, 2011

New Podcast--from Berlin!

Our latest podcast is posted! Brought to you from Berlin. Download it here, or navigate to the podcast section of our website to listen to more.

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Two Articles, and Europe

Why High-speed Rail is Right, by Robert Yaro, one of our professors.

Northeastern senators make play for high-speed rail funds rejected by Florida

We travel to Europe tomorrow to study high-speed rail in several countries and meet with the people who make it work.