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Do high speed trains have a place in America?

I've been reading articles about backlash towards high-speed rail in American cities, and it confounds me because I enjoy rail systems in Europe and Asia. Some people have said it logistically doesn't make sense in America, and I want to why that is. [more inside]
posted by xtine on Jun 10, 2015 - 39 answers

Who or what killed the railroad?

Why don't we have a great railroad system in this country? [more inside]
posted by birdwatcher on Oct 8, 2009 - 40 answers

15 cars and 15 restless riders

[Chicagofilter] Is it possible to search for businesses near an entire El line, rather than just an individual stop?
posted by nayrb5 on Jun 16, 2009 - 7 answers

Can public transit be reinvented to meet America's needs?

Can public transit be reinvented to meet America's needs? [more inside]
posted by gregb1007 on Sep 27, 2008 - 21 answers

Roadtrip: Indiana to Massachusetts

Need to transport myself and belongings from Indiana to Massachusetts....but how? [more inside]
posted by Etta Hollis on Apr 28, 2008 - 12 answers

Getting From NJ to JFK on Strike Day

MeFiNewYork, I ask you this. Today, I need to make it from Union, NJ to JFK Airport via public transit. I need to be at JFK by 7pm. I am leaving Union at 1:38pm, taking NJT to Penn Station, and LIRR to the Jamaica-JFK Airtrain. I am doing this with 100 pounds of luggage in a large rolling suitcase about the size of another person. There is a strike going on. Am I doomed? [more inside]
posted by brownpau on Dec 20, 2005 - 10 answers

Close the BART car doors, HAL.

Has BART ever operated regularly without drivers? [more inside]
posted by eschatfische on Sep 29, 2005 - 5 answers

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