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

By HSRAC | Apr 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 | Apr 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 | Feb 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.

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America’s Most Advanced Train – FIRST RIDE ON BRIGHTLINE

By HSRAC | Jan 28, 2018

Smart travel in America is finally here! On January 12th, 2018, American transportation history changed forever as Brightline embarked on its first ever public trip. South Florida has become the first region in America to bring back passenger rail run by a private company in style, speed, and comfort! This was our journey and thoughts…

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My thoughts on the first ever ride on the Brightline

By HSRAC | Jan 12, 2018

Some things that impressed me about the first ever ride on Brightline: The stations are particularly impressive, laid out extremely well, clean and ultra-modern. The ticketing process seems to be the easiest ticketing process I’ve seen on any passenger rail system. Turnstiles are very similar to Japan’s with a tap-n-go scanning system on your phone,…

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FIRST EVER BRIGHTLINE RIDE: FLORIDA’S BULLET TRAIN IS HERE!

By HSRAC | Jan 12, 2018
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Fast Foward LIVE Nov 30, 2017

By HSRAC | Nov 30, 2017

Live show talking in your comments on the future of the channel, the future of rail in America, and the Japan trip

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Japan Adventure Prologue and Part 1: “Go East, Young Man”

By HSRAC | Nov 24, 2017

A Happy Thanksgiving those who enjoy turkey and Black Friday for those of you who enjoy broken ribs! After airplane hijinks and bouts of bladder issues, the bois finally make it Japan in one piece to report on Tokyo’s massive train system and the lifestyle surrounding it. Part 1 includes the plane travel prologue and…

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October Update – High-Speed Rail Around America!

By HSRAC | Nov 1, 2017

America has been picking up steam at a steady pace to catch up to the world in bullet train line construction. From New York to LA (and Florida), several delays from hurricanes, zombie opposition groups, and just plain bureaucracy have slowed the pace but even that won’t stop what’s coming, as the rest of the…

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