Elon Musk is hyping up plans to whisk travelers from city to city at lightning speeds, but don’t hold your breath. Until Hyperloop arrives, here’s a look at the fastest high-speed rail you can take a ride on right now.
The sad slow death of America’s passenger trains. No one takes the train anymore, so why pour more money into it, right? But perhaps no one takes the train because there are no trains to take. If rail travel was cheap, and convenient and fast, there is no telling what the market might be.