Conservative argues for faster intercity passenger rail serviceBy PETER BACQUÉ
Published: March 31, 2011
Conservatives should take the lead in bringing back passenger trains and street cars, the director of the Arlington-based American Conservative Center for Public Transportation said Wednesday during a visit to Richmond.
“Conservatives know that what worked once can work again,” said William S. Lind, who made the conservative case for intercity and higher speed passenger rail before the Southeast High-Speed Rail Association at the Colony Club.
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