Friday, January 30, 2015

Whither high-speed rail?

Yesterday's appearance by Vice President Joe Biden and Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood at 30th Street Station, to tout another proposal for high-speed rail funding, got limited ink in today, as you can see from this story. What do you air travelers think of spending money on rail, especially in the Northeast Corridor? Tell me, and I'll update this post tomorrow with my thoughts.

Whither high-speed rail?

Yesterday's appearance by Vice President  Joe Biden and Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood at 30th Street Station, to tout another proposal for high-speed rail funding, got limited ink in today, as you can see from this story. What do you air travelers think of spending money on rail, especially in the Northeast Corridor? Tell me, and I'll update this post tomorrow with my thoughts.

Tom Belden
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Tom Belden has been reporting about Philadelphia International Airport and other air travel subjects for more than 20 years, writing columns for The Inquirer's Travel and Business sections. His reporting (with colleague Craig McCoy) on baggage handling problems in Philadelphia have been credited with helping to improve the system. His previous blog was called Road Warrior. He can reached at tbelden@phillynews.com. Reach Tom at tbelden@phillynews.com.

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