This week, for the first time in human history, the concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has gone above 400 parts per million. Carbon dioxide acts to trap energy from solar radiation in our planet’s atmosphere. Increasing concentrations of atmospheric carbon dioxide have thus been resulting in higher atmospheric temperatures all over the Earth.
If the Obama Administration really had 20,000 of these boxcars on its hands, then it would be preparing to imprison at least 400,000 Americans in these railroad gulags. [...]
A few groups organizing high speed rail activism around the USA. [...]
Is S. 238 the right bill to start a renaissance in American rail transportation? I can’t say – S. 238 is not yet available to be read by the public. [...]
Detroit’s automakers have received billions from Congress to keep them manufacturing cars. When are we going to see the Democrats in Congress move forward to invest in a transportation system that goes beyond 20th century thinking? [...]
What if the money being proposed for Wall Street and Detroit were utilized instead to fund a significant expansion of high-speed rail transportation? [...]