LISTEN: Is Passenger Rail Socialized Transportation?
Posted Dec 06 2009 11:05am
There’s no doubt that alternative transportation needs to be beefed up in this country. When you take a look at the passenger rail infrastructure of other developed nations around the world, Amtrak looks simultaneously sad and laughable.
In the twentieth century, the political will to forego highway expansions in favor of rail simply did not exist. [...]