Lily wrote: traveling long distance on a bus is overly-lengthy and not enjoyable.
Flown lately? Give me a break. Thanks to the peace-lovers, flying has become one of the most onerous tasks imaginable.
Lily wrote:incorporating the high-speed train would have:
*helped preserve roads by transporting freight to and from cities, at a much faster pace and at a cheaper rate for businesses.
Freight lines between major cities already exist.
Lily wrote:*provided an alternative travel mode that was fast to visit Chicago, Milwaukee, MN and points in-between
*expanded opportunities for profit for any business located at a train stop.
Yes, but at what cost? Private jets and limos would do the same, but like rail, those options aren't efficient.
Lily wrote:*more environmentally friendly
*decreasing our reliance on oil .
Trains can't take enough cars off the road to make a difference.