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Inside a Wall Street tycoon’s plan to get Americans off the highway and onto his trains

(Source: Forbes, June 11, 2020)

NEW YORK — Shouting over the noise of diners at a Mexican restaurant on the floor of a casino, buyout billionaire Wes Edens has come to Las Vegas, one of the cities least friendly to mass transit, to talk about passenger rail. “It’s not like I had Lionel train sets in my basement,” he says. “I wasn’t a train nut, but I love riding on trains. It’s my favorite form of travel.”

Full story: www.forbes.com

Thursday, June 11, 2020

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