Presidential Remarks on High-Speed Rail System

President Obama, Vice President Biden, and Transportation Secretary LaHood spoke to reporters and answered questions about efforts to build… read more

President Obama, Vice President Biden, and Transportation Secretary LaHood spoke to reporters and answered questions about efforts to build a national high-speed rail system. The administration’s plan included $13 billion in federal money for a “down payment” on creating speedier passenger train service between major hubs across the country. They also emphasized the plan’s potential benefits to employment and the environment. close

Javascript must be enabled in order to access C-SPAN videos.

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

People in this video

More People

Hosting Organization

More Videos From

White House Events

Clips from This Video

More information about

Presidential Remarks on High-Speed Rail System

643 Views
Program ID:
285318-2
Category:
White House Event
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, United States
First Aired:
Apr 16, 2009

Airing Details

  • Apr 16, 2009 | 9:27am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 16, 2009 | 12:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 16, 2009 | 6:24pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Purchase a DVD or Download

Presidential Remarks on High-Speed Rail System

  • DVD
    Length:
    00:23:36
    Price:
    $29.95
    Add to Cart
  • MP4 video - Standard
    Length:
    00:23:36
    Price:
    $4.99
    Request Format
  • MP4 video - Low
    Length:
    00:23:36
    Price:
    $3.99
    Request Format
  • MP3 audio
    Length:
    00:23:36
    Price:
    $0.99
    Add to Cart