FAST TRAINS: What China Can Do Shouldn’t We Do At Least As Well?


China plans to triple its high speed rail network to over 31,000 miles and boost speed from 240 mph to 310 mph by 2020. Can you believe it? Meanwhile, here in the jolly good old U.S. of A.,, politicians and billionaires still haven’t a clue as to what to do with improving our decaying infrastructure and second-rate transportation system.

You can check out this site to learn more and actually be inspired about China’s HSR plans: Then segue over to and check out our book Fast Trains. It’s a fun read (with lots of fabulous illustrations!) for the kids, but an enlightening read about the history of trains and high speed rail every American deserves to know about! Here:


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