Distinguished Seminar in Railroad Infrastructure: Lessons for the United States from High-Speed Rail’s Urban Impact in China

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Dr. Anthony Perl discussing some matters with UNLV professors before starting the seminar

Attendants listening to Dr. Perl's seminar

Sep. 15, 2017

Presentation: Lessons for the United States from High-Speed Rail’s Urban Impact in China 
Speaker: Anthony Perl
Professor of Urban Studies & Political Science
Member of Advisory Board for U.S. High Speed Rail Association
Past Chair, Rail Group of Transportation Research Board
Simon Fraser University
Date: Friday, September 15, 2017 
Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am 
Abstract: High-speed rail (HSR) is enabling new form of urban and regional development across China. This presentation examines the increasing urban accessibility that has been created by HSR across China and draws lessons for how HSR development impacts could affect mobility and spatial dynamics in the United States.

Attendance: A total of 19 participants including students, faculty and people from industry attended the seminar