Apr 20

Shinkansen – Making the Investment Case II: Comparing Japan and the United States

April 20, 2017

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM


400 CUPPA Hall, 4th Floor Conference Room


412 S. Peoria St., Suite 400, Chicago, IL 60607

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Speaker: Susumu Kudo, PhD, Former UIC and UTC Research Assistant, Former Professor, Fukui Prefecture University, Japan

Details: In Japan, most transportation agencies are operated by private companies. Since the 1980, a network of high-speed trains have been built to meet changing demographics. For this final Spring presentation, our speaker will discuss the development of the Shinkansen, five rail lines that connect Tokyo with other major cities, and offer insight on how new rail could benefit the U.S.


Edward Bury
(312) 413-1967

Date posted

Mar 20, 2017

Date updated

Mar 20, 2017