Is American Passenger Rail Actually that Bad?

46 hours in Amtrak Coach was surprisingly enjoyable

A view down the tracks during a stop on the way out west. sunset in the background
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Prior to this trip, I’ve never traveled by train in the US. Growing up in the Midwest means that I relied on public transit very little because there is none. During a long stay in Italy, I experienced what public transit is capable of: Fast speeds, a comfortable ride, and coverage of nearly the whole…

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