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Falstaff

Maybe Amtrak had an operating loss because it doesn't get the billions in subsidies that go to highway construction and maintenance.

Erik

I think Zipcar is fantastic. A city-dweller friend of mine takes advantage of their service all the time.

As for trains, with ridership up, why is it that Amtrak is costing the taxpayers more than $1 billion a year? Amtrak in 2008 had an operating loss on $465 million!!!

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