High Speed Rail Investment
Do yourself a favor, if you care about the future of California. Take a flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco. Go to Europe and take a high speed train. What was the more pleasant experince?
After contrasting the experiences, consider the investment California is poised to make. Imagine a 2-1/2 trip from the Bay Area to LA on a similar, yet faster, train. Food on board, no check-in two hours before departure, outlets, wireless internet access, and cellphone service for the entire trip. Predictable schedules, no cancellations, endless airport corridors replaced by urban stations with shops, homes and offices.
If you don't believe that a train can be faster than a plane, consider a recent trip I made, traveling from San Francisco to Los Angeles on a Saturday morning...