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    This is what I predict within a couple of years in America. No different than it was in Soviet Union. Regular folks that had cars drove mostly on weekends.

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    It is expected that this is going to happen with flying, just as it once was. It used to only be something that the elite ("elite" in a sociological sense, not some dumbed down version of what republicans refer to) were able to do, and many think that these days will return.
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    The Sky Is Falling! The Sky Is Falling!

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    I think it is a big mistake for America to overlook train travel. All you have to do is allow more overnight trains and you can board a train say at 6pm, go to sleep after a few hours and then wake up at 10 am the next morning at your destination 1000 miles away. If its 2000 miles you simply travel two nights and one day.

    America needs to allow more one-train-to-a-destination deals across America.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Big View Post
    I think it is a big mistake for America to overlook train travel. All you have to do is allow more overnight trains and you can board a train say at 6pm, go to sleep after a few hours and then wake up at 10 am the next morning at your destination 1000 miles away. If its 2000 miles you simply travel two nights and one day.

    america needs to allow more one-train to a destination deals across America.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Big View Post
    I think it is a big mistake for America to overlook train travel. All you have to do is allow more overnight trains and you can board a train say at 6pm, go to sleep after a few hours and then wake up at 10 am the next morning at your destination 1000 miles away. If its 2000 miles you simply travel two nights and one day.

    america needs to allow more one-train to a destination deals across America.
    And that is also forecasted for our future. However, we spent the better part of the past 50 years dismantling our rail system or letting it rust. Now we will likely find that we will need it again fairly soon.
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    "Only the rich will drive every day"

    their drivers will, they won't.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tight-Waist View Post
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    True enough...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Big View Post
    I think it is a big mistake for America to overlook train travel. All you have to do is allow more overnight trains and you can board a train say at 6pm, go to sleep after a few hours and then wake up at 10 am the next morning at your destination 1000 miles away. If its 2000 miles you simply travel two nights and one day.

    America needs to allow more one-train-to-a-destination deals across America.
    No kidding. I mean, I agree. Arguably a prime example of the capitalist tail wagging the dog. Instead of industry responding to consumer demand, it's often typically the other way around: industry shaping consumer demand (dismantling the rails; promoting car culture, ideological opposition to public transportation etc. etc.)

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