TITLE

THE US: POLITICS MEETS PRAGMATISM

AUTHOR(S)
Pierce, Julia
PUB. DATE
January 2004
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);1/23/2004, Vol. 293 Issue 7643, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the struggle of the Federal government over the feasibility of building a high-speed magnetic levitation link in the U.S. Suitability of the magnetic levitation technology to some areas of the country; Competition of Amtrak's Acela Express with airlines services covering the same routes in the eastern seaboard; Enactment of the magnetic levitation Deployment Programme by the U.S. Congress aimed at demonstrating the technology in a selected U.S. location.
ACCESSION #
12175450

 

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