Reviewing history of Amtrak with John Goerzen

John’s a Debian developer, and I keep up with his blog through the “Planet Debian”: aggregator.

I was very interested to read his “post on Amtrak funding”:

I think having public transportation is a significant public good–one of the things I have liked most about the times I have lived in large cities (Boston, Miami, DC) is the ability to get to places without a car. That public transportation occasionally provides Chet with an opportunity to note, “That woman had pierced nipples.” (a fact I had not noticed in my still-somewhat-hung-over state) is just icing on the proverbial cake.

That one of the few downsides to the place I live now is miserable air quality because of excessive automobile traffic just reinforces this for me.

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Michael Alan Dorman

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