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]
Why don't we have a great railroad system in this country? [more inside]
[Chicagofilter] Is it possible to search for businesses near an entire El line, rather than just an individual stop?
Can public transit be reinvented to meet America's needs? [more inside]
Need to transport myself and belongings from Indiana to Massachusetts....but how? [more inside]
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]