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David Lubic

You might be interested in this Facebook page, which has additional comments on the threatened railroad story.

https://www.facebook.com/TrainsMagazine/?fref=ts

David Lubic

More evidence of how shortsighted we still are:

http://cs.trains.com/trn/b/fred-frailey/archive/2016/02/02/3-amtrak-trains-in-jeopardy.aspx

David Lubic

I'm actually worried that the anti-rail forces have essentially waged a war of attrition, simply delaying things long enough that a rail revival of the nature that we need may no longer be possible, that the window is now closing, even in spite of preferences of a larger proportion of the population.

David Lubic

I think we need trains, too--but I wonder if we haven't waited too long, as the economy makes some recovery and the world will not wait for us to rebuild the rail system:

http://www.citylab.com/commute/2016/02/amtrak-on-time-ridership-gas-prices-revenue/458928/#disqus_thread

http://www.latimes.com/local/california/la-me-ridership-slump-20160127-story.html

http://www.cleveland.com/travel/index.ssf/2016/02/megabus_eliminates_service_bet_1.html

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