Superfast Bullet Trains are Coming to the US<br />BailinGao<br />Matt Gioia<br />Joe Greenbaum<br />
America falls behind in high-speed transit<br />
Amtrak’s Acela service the only transit system identified as high-speed. Compared to TGV and Maglev airport train<br />
Bringing high-speed transit to US has been one of Obama’s priorities<br />
Important to note that exact requirements for transit system to be “high speed” dependant on current tech.<br />
1st high-speed railway, the Liverpool & Manchester railway<br />
Shanghai Maglev in China – world’s fastest passenger train<br />
TGV in France – world’s fastest high-speed transit system<br />
US hopes to have high-speed lines operational within next decade<br />
Purple line<br />
Spain’s rail network<br />
Tiwan’s rail network<br />
China’s rail network<br />
Talk about the 5 proposed areas<br />
Talk about CA hurdles<br />
2hr 40min time limit<br />
Hurdles for Merced<br />
>3 hr, people go for planes<br />
Impossible speed of 220mph<br />
Briefly mention France and Spain’s systems<br />
Midwest System<br />
old freight line<br />
Texas T-Bone<br />
Texas’ elevated trains<br />
NE Line<br />
No coordination<br />
FL Line<br />
Federal Money<br />
Although the technology has already been developed to create bullet trains…<br />
Encouraging Facts for Completion<br />
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CS292 Spring 2010: Group #2, Summary of Wired Magazine Article “Superfast Bullet Trains Are Finally Coming to the U.S.” 2/2010 Issue

  1. 1. Superfast Bullet Trains are Coming to the US<br />BailinGao<br />Matt Gioia<br />Joe Greenbaum<br />
  2. 2. America falls behind in high-speed transit<br />
  3. 3. Amtrak’s Acela service the only transit system identified as high-speed. Compared to TGV and Maglev airport train<br />
  4. 4. Bringing high-speed transit to US has been one of Obama’s priorities<br />
  5. 5. Important to note that exact requirements for transit system to be “high speed” dependant on current tech.<br />
  6. 6. 1st high-speed railway, the Liverpool & Manchester railway<br />
  7. 7. Shanghai Maglev in China – world’s fastest passenger train<br />
  8. 8. TGV in France – world’s fastest high-speed transit system<br />
  9. 9. US hopes to have high-speed lines operational within next decade<br />
  10. 10. Purple line<br />
  11. 11. Spain’s rail network<br />
  12. 12. Tiwan’s rail network<br />
  13. 13. China’s rail network<br />
  14. 14. Talk about the 5 proposed areas<br />
  15. 15. Talk about CA hurdles<br />
  16. 16. 2hr 40min time limit<br />
  17. 17. Hurdles for Merced<br />
  18. 18. >3 hr, people go for planes<br />
  19. 19. Impossible speed of 220mph<br />
  20. 20. Briefly mention France and Spain’s systems<br />
  21. 21. Midwest System<br />
  22. 22. old freight line<br />
  23. 23. Texas T-Bone<br />
  24. 24. Texas’ elevated trains<br />
  25. 25. NE Line<br />
  26. 26. No coordination<br />
  27. 27. FL Line<br />
  28. 28. Federal Money<br />
  29. 29. Although the technology has already been developed to create bullet trains…<br />
  30. 30. Encouraging Facts for Completion<br />

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