Over the years, many proposals have been offered to bring high-speed rail to California, as it has to other parts of the country, namely the overcrowded Northeast Corridor.
Should Green Transit Projects, Such As Bicycle Paths,
Be Included in the Highway Bill?
An effective and efficient transportation system is one that offers an interconnected network of roads, railways, bus routes, bike paths and pedestrian accommodations. These multimodal transportation options give commuters choices and create competition, improving our ability to move people and goods as efficiently as possible.
With gas prices hovering near $4 a gallon, families are taking common-sense measures to tighten their belts. Carpooling, cutting back on driving and buying more fuel-efficient vehicles are among the solutions many Americans are using to deal with the pain at the pump.