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Old 11-10-2008, 03:20 PM   #1 (permalink)
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High Speed Trains Finally Coming to California (and not a Moment Too Soon)

If you haven’t heard yet, in the recent elections California passed an initiative to fund a high-speed railway stretching all the way from San Francisco to San Diego. The construction will cost $10 billion and take several years, but when it’s completed it will reduce commute times dramatically and create a feasible alternative to the [...]


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Old 11-16-2008, 10:10 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Currently in California it takes 6 hours to drive between major cities like Los Angeles and San Francisco. If you want to take the train, the commute time jumps up to 12 hours. The plane trip is only an hour long, but you have to show up to the airport early, deal with security, and wonder if your luggage is going to get lost. You might also end up sitting on the runway for several hours due to weather or air traffic.

I would go insane. I would be the next call of the wild story...except i have 20 year old subaru.

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