- Feb 18, 2003
From the New York Times, 3/11/11:
The full story is HERE.The rest of the world calls them bullet trains because they go so fast. But in the United States, the nickname is apt for a different reason: They keep getting shot down.
...The story of the (Florida) line’s rise and fall shows how it was ultimately undone by a tradeoff that was made when the route was first selected.