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Opinion: There's nothing like holiday gridlock to show why we need high-speed rail

(Source: Boston Globe, November 24, 2013)

BOSTON, Mass. — Plane, train, automobile: These are the main choices facing stressed-out, soon-to-be-weary travelers headed to New York City for Thanksgiving.

There might be a fourth option, if we could make real the fantasies of some past and present governors. They envision a voyager’s nirvana, and not just for one of the busiest travel days of the year.

Full story: Boston Globe

Monday, November 25, 2013

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