iStock Analyst.com is running one of the best and most informative stories TFA has seen in a while. While directed at investors, it makes a strong case on
- the substantial investment in existing railroad operating companies (UP, BNSF, CSX, etc.) improving rail capacity for passenger and freight
- the decrease in highway congestion (which will only worsen)
- the decline in truck and highway related pollution
- benefit in providing more transport options for passenger trips
This fits perfectly with Boardman’s comments about the incremental approach to improving ground transportation. It is important to start now with a program that is practical and affordable.