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  • Fella's slow, but he gets there.

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    "Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood recently designated Amtrak's Northeast Corridor between Boston and Washington, D.C., as an "official" high-speed rail corridor, opening the region up to additional federal funding." ...
  • Six to one.

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    That's the ratio of public costs of trucking over rail, when including externalities, according to GAO. That's an estimate, but a minimum estimate; the ratio may be worse. The report is worth a look: http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d11134.pdf...