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Editorial: If only Congress would get on board passenger rail

(Source: The Oregonian, October 20, 2011)

PORTLAND, Ore. — The U.S government has to get on board passenger rail. High-speed rail moves people quickly and safely all over the world. U.S. highways and airports are crowded, and getting more congested all the time. Last year, 30-million-plus Americans took yesterday's passenger trains. Just think how many would ride tomorrow's.

Full editorial: The Oregonian

Friday, October 21, 2011

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