By Douglas Holtz-Eakin
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The two biggest players in the nation's pursuit of high-speed rail said Thursday they will work together to search for trains that will operate at up to 220 miles per hour along both U.S. coasts.
A jump in sales of previously occupied homes and further gains in home construction suggest the U.S. housing recovery is gaining momentum.
Mr. Morales said the high-speed line that would serve California has much in common with Amtrak's Northeast Corridor in terms of population, traffic congestion and economic output.
"By combining our buying power, potentially, we can drive the market in a way that we can't if we purchase separately," said Jeff Morales, CEO of the California High-Speed Rail Authority.