The railroad bridge in Fredericksburg, Virginia with an early morning Amtrak Train crossing, on Flickr by Andrew.dici
This post is my entry for the Green Mom's Carnival for December. Check it out at Diane MacEachearn's Big Green Purse.
You are undoubtedly receiving many pleas for change. And I imagine that you are a tad busy. So I'll keep my request short:
Please remember Amtrak.
**Providing passengers with safe high-speed rail will have significant environmental and metropolitan planning advantages and help diversify our nation’s transportation infrastructure. Our domestic rail freight capacity must also be strengthened because our demand for rail transportation has never been greater, leaving many key transportation hubs stretched to capacity.