Eric Goldwyn Featured in Motherboard

In Motherboard Article, “Amtrak Spent 11 Years and $450 Million to Save Acela Riders 100 Seconds”, Director of Transportation and Land Use, Eric Goldwyn, is quoted:

Referring to their high speed rail costs dataset from about 20 different countries, Goldwyn told Motherboard via email, ‘You’ll see that there are full-on projects in Spain, France, Turkey, etc. with tunnels, viaducts, stations, maintenance yards, etc. that have been built at a similar cost or even less than this project.’ So the U.S. spent more money per mile to upgrade existing rail infrastructure to high speed lines than other countries do to build new high speed lines.

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