Alon Levy Comments on Amtrak

In Slow Boring's “Amtrak Should Build a Good Train,” Fellow Alon Levy is mentioned:

Levy, feeling expansive, thinks there’s even a case for a line that would go from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh, which because the Northeast Corridor already exists, lets you get from Pittsburgh to New York in 2:30 or from Pittsburgh to D.C. in 3:05. Once that exists you can extend to Cleveland, which reaches New York in 3:10. This is a bit marginal, but the power of going all the way to Cleveland is once you’re there, a modest Cleveland-Toledo-Chicago segment also gets you Chicago-Pittsburgh in 2:30 and Chicago-Philadelphia in 3:40 for free.

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