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here. >> michael -- i live in china part of the year. i have taken the chinese high-speed trains. i have been in france and taken the high-speed train and in japan. this country seems to be a natural for high-speed trains, it's huge. the distances are huge. why aren't we emphasize thag? what is 2 problem of not making new york an hour from here or going from miami to washington like shanghai to beijing in five hours. it would be a tremendous load off the highways. it is a political problem or money problem? what is the problem there? thank you. >> we have this new invention called airplanes. they go faster than high-speed trains, they are cheeper than high-speed trains, they don't require a heck of a lot of extremely precisely maintained infrastructure. they are cheaper to maintain than high-speed trains. california, in 1995, an economist estimated it would cost $10 billion to build a high-speed train from los angeles to san francisco. at that cost, he said high-speed trains would cost more to move a passenger from los angeles to san francisco by train than by car or by plane. it wo
front here? i live in china part of the year. i have taken the chinese high-speed trains and the japan high-speed train. this country seems to be a natural for high-speed trains. why aren't we emphasizing that? problem of going from miami to washington and shanghai to beijing in five hours? is a political problem or a money problem? dam of the problem is we have these new inventions called airplanes, the go faster than high-speed trains, they are cheaper than high-speed trains, they don't require a lot of precisely maintained infrastructure. they are cheaper to maintain. california in 1995, an economist estimated it would cost -- and at that cost he says high-speed train would cost more to move a passenger from los angeles to san francisco by train than by car or by plane. it would be far cheaper by plane, a little cheaper by car. today's projected cost is $100 billion. there is no way that is going to be competitive with flying. airport to from an near where you live to where you want to go. high-speed trains are going downtown to downtown. only 8% of americans will ever work downtown
doing it currently. >> maybe down front here. >> thank you very much. i live in china part of the year. i've taken the chinese high speed trains. i've been taking the high speed train in france. this country seems to be a natural for high speed trains. huge, distances are huge. why aren't we emphasizing that? what is the problem of not making new york an hour from here or from miami to washington, like shanghai to beijing in five hours. that would take a tremendous load off the rooted and off the highways also. what is the problem. a political problem, money problem? what is the problem. >> thank you. >> the problem is we had this new invention called airplanes. they go faster than high speed trains, they're keeper than high speed trained, they don't require a heck of a lot of extremely precisely maintained infrastructure, so they're cheaper to maintain than high speed trains. california in 1995, an economist estimated that it would cost $10 billion to build a high speed train from los angeles to san francisco, and at that coster, he said high speed trains would -- it would cost more t
in china part of the year. i've taken the chinese high speed trains. i've been in france and taken high speed train and this country seems to be a natural for high speed train. why aren't we emphasizing that? what is the problem of not making new york an hour from here or going from miami to washington the way you do from shanghai to beijing? that would take a tremendous load off the road and highways. what is the roproblem there? thank you. >> the problem is we have this newfangled invention called airplanes. they go faster, cheaper than trains. don't require a heck of a lot of extremely precise maintained infrastructure and cheaper, california in 1995. an economist estimated it would costs $10 billion to build a high speed train from san francisco and at that cost, said high speed trains would cost more to move from los angeles than by car or plane. far cheaper by plane and a little cheaper by car. no way that's competitive with flying. flying, los angeles has 5 airports. san francisco has 4. you can fly from an airport to near where you live, to one where you want to go. high sp
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