This book is intended to help fill some of the technical and policy information gaps identified earlier as sources constraining further development of high speed rail (HSR) systems in the US. It addresses the key aspects of planning, development and implementation of HSR systems.

chapter 1|23 pages

High Speed Ground Transport: Overview of The Technologies

ByTony R. Eastham

chapter 2|26 pages

Corridor and Land-Use Planning Considerations

ByJohn A. Harrison, William Gimpel