Convenient, Safe, Comfortable, Fast Transportation
High speed rail is the most convenient and comfortable form of transportation on earth High speed rail offers its riders the easiest, most comfortable way to travel. Easy access to downtowns, little or no delays, no security lines, fast boarding, few restrictions, plenty of leg room, a cafe nearby, and a fast, on-time ride to your destination - this is what high speed rail delivers day after day, country after country.
Convenient, Comfortable, Low-Stress Travel
Inconvenient, Cramped, High-Stress Travel
"You wouldn't have to get to the airport ridiculously early, take off your shoes, turn off your phone or pay extra for luggage; you wouldn't have to worry about the weather or some Icelandic volcano canceling your trip. You wouldn't have to watch the road, wait in traffic, find parking or pull over to stretch your legs; you wouldn't risk arrest or an accident by drinking or texting." -Time Magazine
Flying Offers Never Ending Delays and Lines
Flight Delays Have Become the Norm
Quality Time at the Airport
"Flying has become a miserable, punishing, dehumanizing experience for which you have the privilege of paying hundreds of nonrefundable dollars. From the moment you arrive at an airport, you are made to feel that you 1) own too much, 2) weigh too much, 3) drink too much water, 4) carry too many toiletries, 5) are a security risk, 6) aren't worthy of boarding yet, 7) are too big for your seat, 8) want too much personal space, 9) have to use the bathroom too often, 10) are going to destroy the plane if you press a button on your cell phone."
"Think about it. There is not one positive experience in flying, other than actually arriving at your destination. The seats are for grade-schoolers. The food is nonexistent. You can't stand up, stretch, walk or use a bathroom without being hurried, scurried, scolded, or charged." -Detroit Free Press
Status of Aviation - Delayed
Dinner (now $12)
"To say customers are agitated is putting it mildly, and the public outcry has resonated," -Kerry Philipovitch, Senior Vice President, American Airlines
"How Americans of the 1990s embraced the waste and discomfort of crammig onto planes and jamming the roads with huge motor vehicles occupied by a lone driver may seem as odd to Americans of the 2030s as the way in which 18th-century Americans 'bundled' in the beds of strangers at inns and roadhouses during overnight journeys." -Anthony Perl
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"Road and airport congestion cost America over $156 billion per year in wasted time and fuel"
Never Ending Delays and Hassles
3 and 4 Hour Delays - Becoming the Norm
"Congestion and hassles are expected to get worse every year while fuel prices continue rising"
Where would you rather be?
Where would you rather spend your time?
"High speed rail offers one of the fastest, most efficient, and most comfortable ways to travel over moderate distances between city centers." -Brian Solomon, Bullet Trains
Reliable On-Time Hassle-Free Travel at 220 mph
"High speed rail offers travelers a quick, relaxing way to reach their destinations."
Relaxing, Roomy, Elegant and Luxurious Transportation
Fast, Convenient, Reliable Transportation
Meeting Space on Train
Roomy Seats in Tourist Class
Train Bar Car
Dinner on the train
The Most Convenient Form of Transportation Possible
jobs | economic recovery | mobility | safety | energy security | climate solution
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US HSR. Making it happen.
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