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North Miami Beach Transit Meeting 7/15/2017 – “Miami Metro Meeting Madness”

By HSRAC | July 15, 2017

We attended a local meeting in South Florida in regards to the SMART plan and transportation/transit for the city. Seeing as how the county has handled previous projects, I spoke out my concerns, which were plenty.

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Why Did US Railservice Decline from Class to Crap? THE TRUTH!

By HSRAC | July 1, 2017

Did America’s once industrious and world famous passenger rail system fall because of “fair and equal” competition – or did the federal government tax it to death? Did America’s shift from rails to roads come out naturally – or from lobbying from General Motors? We visit two of America’s passenger rail cars from a bygone…

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Florida NIMBYs Fall – The Battle of Texas Begins!

By HSRAC | May 11, 2017

Citizens Against Rail Expansion has been dealt a death blow in Florida as their bills and lawsuits attempting to derail the project have failed. The battle now moves to Texas, where legislation and opposition have been cooking to do the most Republican, Conservative, business-friendly action Texas is known for – stopping private enterprises. Learn the…

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A European Perspective on America’s Rail Transportation – Ruben van Miegroet

By HSRAC | May 3, 2017

How do European’s see our train system, and in what ways can we fix it. Demetrius Villa discusses with HSRAC European member, chapter leader and transportation advocate, Ruben van Miegroet on issues regarding transit, Amtrak, and getting HSR moving in America.

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Why is South Florida important for Rail in America?

By HSRAC | April 21, 2017

There’s a reason why we talk about South Florida a lot. Apart from living here, Florida and Miami, in particular, is embarking on a massive change to bring transit in the country’s most horrific city for traffic and deadliest roads.

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How Stupid are we on Transit?

By HSRAC | April 20, 2017

Behold, the colossal – failure that is current American metropolitan planning. Demetrius opines on the current situation with transit construction in Miami, it’s failures and solutions for the incoming generation.