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Burlington to Montpelier in about a quarter of an hour!
Demand federal funds in ’21 and ride in ’29!

The Thrush Constellation connects the capital of Montpelier with the state’s largest city, Burlington. Once this initial line is complete, Vermonters can extend the line northwest and south east in order to connect to New York, Montreal, and New Hampshire. This in-state expansion will provide high-speed stations in White River Junction and Swanton. This provides four primary urban areas in the state to connect, improve real estate values, incentivize construction in smaller cities, and extends passenger rail to Vermont. Imagine what you could do when traveling the 39 miles from Burlington to Montpelier only takes about 15 minutes!

Consider the possibilities for business or recreational, comfortable, low-carbon travel between White River Junction to Swanton in about 45 minutes. This could help more Vermonters meet with state candidates and officials in the future. Vermonters, regular tourists, and business travelers should support a Vermont High-Speed Rail program for clean-tech jobs in construction and maintenance, and to support a clean-tech economy for the new decade and beyond. From jagged mountains, through scenic valleys, to historic cities, the Thrush Constellation will connect the green mountain state like never before. …


High-speed rail in Massachusetts, the constellation plan
High-speed rail in Massachusetts, the constellation plan
Boston to Springfield in about half an hour!
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The Right Whale Constellation connects the Bay state from the Atlantic coast to the Berkshire mountains. The initial line connects the state capital, Springfield with New England’s largest city, Boston.

Boston is a economic powerhouse for the region, with leading universities nurturing tech companies, and Acela trains connecting it with New York and DC. The suburbs of Boston sprawl radially supported by the MBTA. However, central and Western Massachusetts are not as economically active as Eastern Massachusetts. …


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Charleston to Columbia in less than an hour! Request Federal funds in ’21 and ride in ’29!

The Sea Turtle Constellation connects the Palmetto state from the Atlantic coast to the Appalachian mountains. The initial line connects the state capital, Columbia, with the one of the largest tourist destinations in the South, Charleston. Once this initial line is complete, it will give residents and state officials in Columbia rail access to Charleston and Amtrak’s Silver Meteor and Palmetto line connecting to the Atlantic Coast Service from Boston to Savannah, Georgia. …

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