Let me, first of all, welcome any of you who might be dropping in from Daily Kos. Please browse around and, yes, HSR will do a world of good for the USA.
And, many of you have correctly noted, those of us who live in middle America (I live in Little Rock) would be jumping up and down delighted to have passenger trains running at 1950 speeds.
A contributor to Kos has linked to one of Logan’s stories about John Kerry’s tireless efforts to improve ground transportation.
If you are not a Daily Kos reader, here is the link. It’s a great story!