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Unknown to Most Americans, Florida Now Has a Speedy Railway, Writes Arthur Frommer

By Arthur Frommer

Posted on 04/17/2019, 9:00 AM

When the current governor of California recently announced that he was discontinuing work on a high-speed rail line between Los Angeles and San Francisco, multitudes of train enthusiasts all but wept.   How, they cried, could a poor country like Spain operate high-speed trains between Madrid and Barcelona, while wealthy California could not find the same resources in America? The god of trai...

Our Lack of Adequate Rail Transportation in America is Condemning Us Not Simply to Discomfort and Inconvenient Travel, But to Slow Economic Growth

By Arthur Frommer

Posted on 03/22/2014, 3:15 PM

This is how they do it in Europe. In America, passenger trains are one step above freight.       We are facing a grave transportation crisis in America.  All across the nation, one small town after another has lost its air service, abandoned by carriers that find no profit in their traffic.  On huge swaths of the country, people are confined to the automobile as their sole means...

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