21st Century Transportation for America


Join USHSR and be part of the new smart transportation revolution spreading across America! USHSR is the nation's premier association working to bring world-class high speed rail to cities and regions across America. Get involved to help make that happen! Projects are now underway in California, Texas, Florida, Nevada, and other parts of the country.



Since our founding in 2009, USHSR has accomplished the following:

  • Launched a bold new vision for America with a national, connected high speed rail network which has since shown up all over the internet and media helping to get America to think big again.  National Vision Map
  • Put on 26 major rail conferences all around America bringing together business and political leaders
  • Produced hundreds of informational videos about high speed rail and the many benefits it delivers to society
  • Launched a successful professional webinar series bringing together rail experts, and business and political leaders
  • Sent out more than 800 weekly newsletters to a huge network of business and political leaders all around the world
  • Testified multiple times before Congress in favor of rail investment
  • Authored white papers on how America could institutionalize developing a national high speed rail network as an important national project (at the request of the Senate Budget Committee, and Senator Sanders)
  • Consistently taken on the anti-rail myths endlessly promulgated by the extreme think tanks who regularly bash rail in the media
  • Maintained a voice for state-of-the-art high speed rail for America, despite constant calls to dumb down the projects to cut costs
  • Participated in multiple other conferences to raise awareness of high speed rail and the many benefits to a wide audience. These included infrastructure investor conferences, real estate development conferences, planning conferences, environmental and green jobs conferences, and major student events
  • Launched the TOD Institute to bring focus to quality walkable environments around rail stations known as Transit Oriented Development:
  • Held several major TOD conferences to bring together top real estate developers, elected and public officials, and leading rail experts
  • Sent out hundreds of letters and informational packets to elected officials, Congress members, and America's billionaires laying out the importance of investing in high speed rail at the national scale
  • Constantly in the media sharing the benefits of HSR, dispelling anti-rail myths, showcasing what the rest of the world is doing, and highlighting progress America is making on HSR:  USHSR in the news
  • Launched new Five-Point High Speed Rail Plan with projects list for the Biden Administration:
    High Speed Rail Stimulus Plan

Join USHSR today and get involved in these and other activities
to bring high speed rail to America!


US HSR.  Making it happen.