Trains outperform both flying and driving combined in every measure - capacity, mobility, convenience, speed, safety, efficiency, energy consumption, cost, profitability, national security, carbon footprint, physical footprint, economic development, smart growth, and more.
A network of high speed trains can carry more passengers than cars and airplanes combined - using a fraction of the energy, and with no delays.
"78% of Americans support high speed rail"
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"If our leaders start now, we can actually achieve a future where the nation is linked by high-speed trains, city dwellers zip around on high-quality public transit systems, and we all make those pesky short daily trips with electric cars — many of them operated by ride-sharing services." -The Week