DOT Picks Finalists for Maglev Fund
- MARYLAND, PENNSYLVANIA JOBS CLOSE IN ON MAGLEV FUNDING. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;01/29/2001, Vol. 246 Issue 4, p16
Reports that the United States Department of Transportation has chosen Maryland and Pennsylvania as finalists in a contract to build the first U.S. rail line to showcase 300-mph, magnetic levitation technology. Cost of the project; Proposals of both states.
- Maglev's Future Hinges Upon Success of Funding Strategies. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;01/22/2001, Vol. 335 Issue 31061, p6
Reports the significance of funding strategies for high-speed magnetic levitation train projects in the United States. Selection of projects by outgoing Transportation Secretary Rodney Slater; Need for the federal government to contribute to the system construction; Influence of Senator Barbara...
- Md., Pa. Still in Running for Maglev Funds. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;04/02/2001, Vol. 336 Issue 31109, p42
Reports that the United States Department of Transportation does not intend to reconsider its selection of Maryland and Pennsylvania as finalists in the competition for federal funds to construct the nation's first magnetic levitation demonstration project.
- Swiss roll over high-speed rail plans. // Engineer (00137758);11/22/2002, Vol. 291 Issue 7616, p5
Reports that plans to connect Switzerland's major cities via a high-speed underground rail link appear to be over. Plan to use magnetically levitated trains; Concerns about safety and completion of the system only by 2030; Lost of confidence in the scheme by the country's transport minister.
- FRA, Air Force building maglev track. // Public Roads;Winter96, Vol. 59 Issue 3, p51
Reports on the collaboration between the Federal Railroad Administration and the US Air Force to conduct a magnetic levitation (maglev) experiment for high-speed ground transportation and missile defense warhead testing. Air Force's construction of a maglev track in New Mexico.
- Maglev Project Meant to Link Baltimore and D.C. Loses Steam. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;12/17/2002, Vol. 342 Issue 31534, p5
Reports on disapproval of the project to build a $4.4 billion highspeed magnetic levitation train system between Baltimore in Maryland and Washington D.C. Reasons for the disapproval; Sufficiency of funds for the project according to Baltimore mayor Martin O'Malley; Efforts planned by the...
- The Evolution of Transport. Ausubel, Jesse H.; Marchetti, Cesare // Industrial Physicist;Apr/May2001, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p20
Focuses on the development of transport systems in the U.S. Interpretation on movement and geography; Evolution of mobile machines; Speed of maglev.
- Flying trains. Daniels, Pam // Cricket;Feb2000, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p16
Focuses on the mechanism of magnetic levitation (maglev) trains. Utilization of principles of magnetism in creating maglev; Maximum travel speed of maglev trains; Description of maglev trains in Japan and Germany; Plans for use of maglev vehicles in the United States.
- Working on the railroad. // Consumers' Research Magazine;Dec93, Vol. 76 Issue 12, p6
States that a government-sponsored report recommends that the United States develop its own magnetic-levitation industry in order to build new, high-speed `maglev' trains. The National Maglev initiative; Work of the Army Corps of Engineers and other agencies; Details.