The F.K. Bemis International Center is the hub of all international activity on campus, and is home to Language Services & Community Outreach.

High Speed Rail

Instructor: Robert Lettenberger

Since the 1960s, high-speed rail has transported 15 billion passengers worldwide. The trend has been slower to take hold in the US. Explore the history and economic and social impacts of high speed rail with education director of the National Railroad Museum, Bob Lettenberger. What are the benefits and challenges of high speed rail in early stages of planning? How do communities integrate high speed rail with existing transportation modes, taking into account issues like security and tax values?

A Q&A session will conclude the evening.

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