What Do You Think of Obama's Plans For High-Speed Railways?

The president unveiled plans for high-speed rail corridors in 10 regions today.

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President Obama just unveiled his plan for high-speed railways in 10 corridors throughout the country, shown on the map below. Along with Vice President Biden, a frequent Amtrak rider, the president laid out a vision for a more connected country with less congestion and fewer emissions. Funding for the rail system will come from the $8 billion set aside for high-speed rail projects in the stimulus package for the first two years, with an additional $1 billion a year being over the following five years.

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 (Whitehouse.gov)

This poll is now closed, but the debate continues in the comments section.

What do you think of the planned high-speed rail - will you use it for travel?

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