transportation

Examining the Challenge of Sustainable Long-Distance Travel

Hippy activists may tell you humans are killing the earth— they’re wrong. Earth is fine, and we’re the ones in trouble. The cold, dark universe will remain indifferent to our climate and ecological dilemmas. Here I will explain why we won’t be using rail or electric airplanes, and why hydrogen is a worthwhile alternative to the use of fossil fuels in jets.

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Challenges, Solutions, and Utility of High-Speed Rail Networks

Enabling daily commutes from Frederick to Baltimore, or Bakersfield to Los Angeles, high speed rail has the potential to strengthen trade, commerce, and mobility between American cities. While I would agree that it is unlikely, based on our current models to assume these projects could pay for themselves with ticket revenue alone, we can weigh enhanced mobility and freedom of movement with a limited national high-speed rail network.

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