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Skipping the airport, saving the planet:

Postby David Benton » Mon Mar 17, 2014 1:08 am

Skipping the airport, saving the planet: My 19-hour carbon-saving jaunt across America.
My plane trip would've been a carbon-emissions nightmare, so I tried an experiment: Taking the train.
By MARIE MYUNG-OK LEE
http://www.salon.com/2014/02/18/skippin ... s_america/
A writer decides to take the LSL, instead of flying to Chicago.
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Re: Skipping the airport, saving the planet:

Postby george matthews » Tue May 05, 2015 8:28 am

I have taken that train to Chicago, more than once. I wouldn't dream of flying. I wish they would electrify the line, cut out the single track sections and speed the trains up. They would then need more than one train a day.
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