TITLE

Developing Viable High Speed Rail Projects under the Recovery Act and Beyond

PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
GAO Reports;10/14/2009, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a study by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) on the funding for high speed rail projects under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. The study explores the principles that could guide the effective use of project funds and the challenges in establishing high speed and other intercity passenger rail service. It concludes that the infusion of eight billion dollars worth of funds is crucial in the development of these rail projects.
ACCESSION #
45032957

 

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