Planes are out and it looks like trains are in fashion, in a big way.
The Associated Press reports that the transportation bill President Bush signed Friday includes $45 million to study the notion of a high-speed magnetic levitation rail line between Disneyland and Las Vegas.
Arthur Frommer, in a blog post recommending alternatives to air travel, urges readers to throw out the senators who have thwarted development of a better rail system.
The EcoGeek blog finds that trains aren’t just environmentally sound, they’re comfortable and convenient, too.
Wired’s Autopia blog reports on a hybrid bus/train being tested in Japan.
I’m getting on board. I just booked a rail trip from Seattle to Vancouver, B.C., in September.