Is America ready for the rails?

Thompson, Jonathan
February 2009
High Country News;2/2/2009, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p2
The author reflects on the introduction of more traveling by rails in the U.S. He claims that the construction of a number of rails across the country is possible given the renewed commitment of the American government to Amtrak. He shares that he will surely enjoy traveling by rails since he is scared of flying. Those who prefer fast transportation, however, will allegedly find the development boring unless the Amtrak itself turns its legendary slowness into an asset.


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