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  •  Don't Try Albany to Montreal (7+ / 0-)

    Because of failure to maintain the rail bed, travel gets slower and bumpier the farther north you get - NYC to Albany is the fast/smooth/convenient leg.

    Which is a shame.  There is plenty of travel along that corridor, and a lot of people would enjoy being dropped off right downtown.  With a modest reordering of transportation priorities, we too could enjoy the splendid service that our forebears had in 1900.

    People do not judge ideas on their validity except when harmful results are in their faces [...] We mostly rely on social cues which can easily be spoofed.

    by Twa Corbies on Wed Sep 25, 2013 at 01:19:28 AM PDT

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