posted on Feb, 9 2011 @ 06:54 AM
reply to post by The Old American
You must think the high speed rail is just for travel. Its basically for commuting from far out suburbs into the cites for work. Connections would
then be made between large cities. This will eliminate the cars on the road and congestion. Here in Southeastern Mi, one is going in to connect
(eventually Dearborn, Detroit-Jackson and Chicago). The station will have Greyhounds stationed there as well, and regular city bus lines. Its going in
here soon because the $$$ we were given for it, and its availability will run out.
They are leveling a car dealership and its lots. The station will get you downtown and out to the far counties and the suburbs in minutes. And someone
can work in Detroit or Chicago, and be home at night back where they started in the other state. Like now in New York, Washington, Baltimore etc.
Hundreds of thousands of commuters daily ride into those cities every day for work...but live and go home each night in other states.Most of the
workers for the government in Washington DC dont live there...they travel in from Virginia, New York, Maryland, Pennsylvania....every day...and night.
High speed rails is the only way I can think of to eliminate the escalating congestion.
PS I work for one of the Big Three auto makers. One V.P. lives in Ft. Lauderdale Fla, The President of the Americas lives in Jupiter Beach Fla, the G.
V.P of the US market lives in California, and the President and CEO lives in Seattle Wa....and they wook here in Michigan out of part time condos and
travel home on weekends....
edit on 06-10-2010 by mysterioustranger because: edit