Jordan Horwitz, a graduate student at DePaul University presenting “Gravity Model” concept as a method to determine passenger rail ridership. Also provided information on Texas High Speed Rail project – Texas Central High-Speed Railway (TCR) backed by private investors and Central Japan Railway Company. This proposed high speed line would run from Dallas to Houston.
Recorded at MHSRA 2015 Spring Meeting in Chicago Illinois.
University of Illinois High-Speed Rail Study Mohd Rapik Saat, Ph.D. from the University of Illinois Chicago or Urbana-Champaign covered the recent University of Illinois High-Speed Rail Study – 220-mph high-speed rail (HSR) passenger service between Chicago, Champaign-Urbana, Indianapolis and beyond.
Texas Central High-Speed Railway (TCR) is working closely with Central Japan Railway Company (JRC) on the deployment of a “N700-I Bullet” high-speed rail system based on JRC’s “Shinkansen” system—a Japanese-engineered technology that has been refined more than 50 years of operation into the most reliable, comfortable, and safe high-speed rail system in the world.
Texas Central Railway is a planned high-speed rail line with direct service from Houston to Dallas/Fort Worth.
Shinkansen is a network of high-speed railway lines in Japan operated by four Japan Railways Group companies.