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Brightline Buys XpressWest

By HSRAC | October 13, 2018

Brightline is following in the doctrines of Manifest Destiny to expand their horizons westward, acquiring another private high-speed rail project, XpressWest, from Los Angeles to Las Vegas. Viva la Rail-volution.  

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Japan Adventure Part 2: “What a Kawaii Day.” Akihabara, Ueno, and Ginza

By HSRAC | August 11, 2018

Today, we’re exploring the electric town of Akihabara, serene Ueno Park, and the affluent commercial district of Ginza – at least the scheduling for this part being released is better than Kentaro Miura’s perception of time.

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All Aboard Tampa, “There is no European HSR”, and Shinkansen Beer Party

By HSRAC | July 4, 2018

Back on track with some news for you. The governor of Florida is pushing for private companies to build a high-speed rail network between Orlando and Tampa (i.e Brightline), a European court says that Europe has “no high-speed rail network” and Japan’s recent bad luck has come up with some bright spots.

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FIU ARCH 2016 – High-Speed Rail in USA: Economics, Politics and Lessons from Japan

By HSRAC | April 27, 2018

The Advanced Research and Creativity through Honors presentation for Demetrius Villa’s senior research project at FIU, concerning the implications and economic effects of Japanese style bullet train technology in the US. Unfortunately for myself and the two other presenters prior to me, we didn’t have much of an audience, but thanks to the world wide…

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Trains, Toons and Tomorrow – “WHAT IS PROGRESS?” Walt Disney’s Futurism

By HSRAC | April 18, 2018

Walt Disney is regarded as one of America’s darling sons and renaissance man, but few know him as a futurist, city planner, and lifelong rail fanatic over a cartoonist. Explore Walt’s upbringing, creation, and dreams as we dive into the ethos that built America, and how we can rebuild a new future for our American…

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Fast Foward LIVE February 2018

By HSRAC | February 4, 2018

Live show talking in your comments on the future of the channel, the club in general, talking about Brightline, and America’s infrastructure plans in the future.