[rescue] Airport Security and Rescues...
nimitz at nimitzbrood.com
Thu Mar 27 13:22:08 CDT 2008
*clatter* *clank* *ratchet* *DING!* Message from: Joshua Boyd. Shall I
*bzzt**crackle* dispatch the *pop!* robotic Richard Simmons sir?
> On Thu, Mar 27, 2008 at 11:45:57AM -0400, William Enestvedt wrote:
>> Pfft -- those trains aren't a cure-all, either.
> Certainly not. Taking a train to the west coast, or even Chicago would
> be insane.
It depends entirely on how fast a train that is. A reliable and fast
non-stop train from East<->Midwest or West<->Midwest would be quite
acceptable. The trick is that it has to be fast, safe, and non-stop.
Then from there change to a local train if necessary. Much less hassle
I say call in some Japanese engineers with federal funding. ;-)
> Takeing the train from Lancaster to NYC does not save time or money. At
> least not directly. Long term it probably saves both time and money by
> helping to reduce the cost of future medical issues by reducing stress
I could seriously reduce my stress if I could take the train every day.
In fact the only thing stopping me is the fact that there's no actual stop
in the town I work in - bizarrely the train goes right through and stops
in the next town over. Not far but then I'd have to find transportation
for a couple miles. An electric bike might do it but I'm not sure how bad
I'd look at 5' 7", 260lbs, necktie flapping in the wind. *chuckle*
>> It would have been nice to be able to nap, though, or read, instead
>> of looking at Connecticut. :7)
I'd _love_ that extra planning/writing/resting/thought time.
> And while you can buy an inverter for the car, the train already
> provides power jacks (both of which, car and train, are superior to
> planes that way, at least the planes I've been on).
I did not know this. I'm kind of surprised.
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