TITLE

HIGH SPEED RAIL: Learning From Service Start-ups, Prospects for Increased Industry Investment, and Federal Oversight Plans

AUTHOR(S)
Fleming, Susan A.
PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
GAO Reports;6/17/2010, preceding p2
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), which assesses how states started or improved passenger rail services, rail industry response to increased passenger rail investments and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) oversight of intercity passenger rail funds. It cites the value of rail services activities for states and the need to improve these services. It notes that federal leadership and stable funding are also important considerations.
ACCESSION #
51837746

 

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