rail

Middlebury College
The pending reintroduction of passenger rail to Middlebury, Vermont, paves the way for a rural college town to be linked by public transit to New England and the rest of the region.
Senior Managing Editor, Planet Forward
Rail travel has been a topic of debate in recent years, but in early September in 1883, rail lines were still being built and the mode of transportation was still building toward its peak.
This idea incorporates driverless autopilot technologies, that once engaged allow the driver to be hands free. The concept could not only drastically improve fuel economy, but it could also significantly reduce the need for road maintenance and tire... Read More
Pretty simple idea and not a new one, but imagine hopping on a train at a train station located at the intersection of two interstates or a small city, and relaxing as the train takes you to your destination. That destination could be across the... Read More
Rehabilitate railroads with dual tracks on main lines and move all long-haul freight to containers. Trucks would be limited to 100 miles per day round trip. Trains are four times as efficient in moving freight, and can reduce greenhouse gases... Read More