In the time machine of your imagination, rewind the human-made world around you back to October of 1964. It’s still 2014, but imagine that while the rest of the world has continued to move forward, technological progress in the U.S. came to a complete halt 50 years ago.
Midwesterners who want better public transit should pay attention to an unlikely role model.
Last week Amtrak released its ridership numbers for the Midwest - and they landed with a thud. The rash of delays we see in the papers every week – and too often experience firsthand – caused a decline in ridership.
Last week Executive Director Rick Harnish and Board Member Maurice Ball traveled to Japan for the official celebration of the 50th Anniversary of high-speed rail.