- To examine the status and management of the High Speed Intercity Passenger Rail (HSIPR) program across the United States.
- In 2009, President Obama announced a plan to substantially upgrade speeds on existing rail routes and to create new high-speed rail corridors.
- Congress has appropriated more than $10 billion dollars for high speed rail initiatives to carry out the HSIPR program.
Witnesses and testimonies
|Ms. Sarah Feinberg||Administrator||Federal Railroad Administration||Document|
|Mr. Baruch Feigenbaum||Assistant Director, Transportation Policy||Reason Foundation||Document|
|Mr. Thomas Hart, Jr.||President||Rail Forward||Document|
|Mr. Chris Koos||Mayor||Normal, IL||Document|