Now, if I could get on a high speed train locally and go to San Francisco's BART, or perhaps to the San Francisco Airport, that would be another matter.
Fresno's Airport sucks, in case anyone is interested.
Can't we just turn Congress off and then turn it back on again?
Horribly wrong timing for any kind of project this big and this costly...
I was discovering that life just simply isn't fair and bask in the unsung glory of knowing that each obstacle overcome along the way only adds to the satisfaction in the end. Nothing great, after all, was ever accomplished by anyone sulking in his or her misery.
Again, a gridlock photo doesn't prove that HSR is the right nor most cost effective solution. In fact, far from it.
HSR seems to work fairly well in other countries, but i can accept that there might be a better America-specific solution. what is it?
Something else that would improve traffic jams is to find a way to increase carpooling. A carrot approach is for the government to subsidize travel in some manner for folks in a car pool, the stick approach is a materially higher gas tax which would also have the benefit of putting more money into the highway trust fund.