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Do Something!

Wednesday, November 11, 2015   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Despite attempts by conservative ideologues to kill the notion of a national passenger rail system, trains are only getting more popular. And why wouldn’t they be? Imagine how our lives would be improved by having high speed rail as a travel option. (How about traveling from Denver to Los Angeles in just over six hours—without the hassle of airports?) The US High Speed Rail Association has a map of what a national rail system could look like. Check it out at www.USHSR.com/ushsrmap.html.

Whether you’re a seasoned rider or completely new to long-distance trains, you can learn more from the US High Speed Rail Association and the National Association of Railroad Passengers. Each group offers ways for you to get involved and learn more about the potential of passenger rail.


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