California's 220 MPH High-Speed Train Will Be Emissions-Free

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As if the announcement of a high-speed rail line that will go from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 2 hours and 40 minutes isn’t exciting enough, Navigant Consulting now claims that the bullet train can run with zero greenhouse gas emissions. is all about connecting people to nature. We think that smart transportation choices show respect for nature and thus do draw us closer. But, what are the cascading effects that we will then have to deal with?

Check out this story about a new high speed rail project in California that claims to be emission free and comment on whether or not you think high speed, zero emissions trains are good or bad for the environment and Nature. What about the potential to stimulate more intense or extensive urban sprawl?

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