There have been hundreds of books, papers, reports, newspaper and magazine articles, and other documents written and published over the last several years on the subject of high-speed rail systems in the United States. Some of the technical publications have been produced by private contractors and published by government agencies. Some books, documents and papers on the topic are as follows:
The Economics and Politics of High-Speed Rail: Lessons from Experiences Abroad
By Daniel Albalate and Germa Bel, Lexington Books 2014. A critical view of the high-speed rail experience in Europe and Asia. Compares economics-oriented and social policy –oriented master plans and questions the rationality of large ...