The Nuts And Bolts Of High-Speed Rail

Jul 13, 2012
Originally published on July 13, 2012 12:16 pm

California lawmakers gave the green light to the first phase of construction of high-speed rail in the state. Does this mean that America is on track for faster, sleeker trains? What potential speed bumps still lie ahead? Railroad engineer Christopher Barkan discusses the costs, benefits and state of the technology.