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federal infrastructure budget
January 7, 2014, 3:07 pm
Filed under: Energy, Transit | Tags: , ,

From Visaan Chakrabarti’s book a Country of Cities. While I don’t think high speed rail is as important as proper inner city public transportation and is a red herring that will divert funds from proper urban subway systems, this info graphic is illuminating. Look at how much we spend on roads which are radically less efficient that moving people by rail, and, in the real sense of the word, unsustainable.

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