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On January 31, 2013
In 2008, the Passenger Investment and Improvement Act was passed and signed into law. An unfortunate feature of this law was a provision to sunset Amtrak subsidies for shorter routes (those under 750 miles from endpoint to endpoint), requiring the states (most of which already cover a part of the subsidy) to cover the costs […]
New Mexico sure looks different than Kentucky: It rained or threatened to rain for ten consecutive days, which I’m told is unusual. In any case, I’m happy to be back, although the traffic bump that accompanied my vacation has enhanced my sense of personal irrelevance. Thanks to Rodger for his fine, well-thought out posts, and […]


On April 13, 2007

This is perhaps the stupidest question I’ll ever ask on this blog, but here it is: Which of the following layover scenarios strikes y’all as the least hideous?(a) Eight hours in Cincinnati

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