The proposed map of the US national high-speed rail system is here.

Three comments:

1)  It’s been a long time since it was possible to hop on a train from Williamstown to Albany,  New York City or Boston.   One of the greatest things we could do for the town and the College,  is make that happen.   50 minutes from a North Adams terminal,  to downtown Boston,   in a comfortable chair with WiFi.

2)  There must be a Louisville-Nashville-Atlanta route. Without it Nashville remains a provincial town and most of the South is 3-5 unnecessary hours out of the loop.

3) Dallas-Mexico City.  Mexico City-Dallas.  Four hours.   Formally recognize AMLO and Ebrard’s governments and negotiate directly with them.

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