News To Know: Funding For High Speed Rail Travel Is 'On Track'

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A major part of President Obama's plan for the country's economic recovery is infrastructure spending. While many people think of highways and buildings when they think if infrastructure, the President has envisioned a major expansion of high-speed rail services as part of his plan to stimulate the economy and create jobs. Though rail travel has never caught on in the U.S. the way it has in Europe and Asia, the President hopes that new rail projects and increased funding will lead to a boom in rail travel in the country. What do you think about expanding train service throughout the country?

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