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Old 05-01-2019, 12:06 AM
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How about train-to-somewhere projects? ...
That would be an improvement over burning billions of dollars in that money pit known as California.

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... The Northeast Corridor (Washington-New York City-Boston) is heavily used and operates at a profit. ...
I'm not even convinced that that's true, but "operates at a profit" is obviously written to downplay the fact that it doesn't cover its capital costs, so it's really a moot point anyways.

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... There's a lot that could be done to improve the routes and make the service even more attractive to passengers. ...
That's probably true, but there's plenty that could be done to improve highways and air travel with more money too. Why are trains special?