Local view: Europe can keep fast trains, and we can keep our pickups

December 8, 2010 at 6:00 pm in Duluth News Tribune

We’re just sitting on the sidelines while they are eating our lunch.” hose were words spoken by outgoing 8th Congressional District congressman and House Transportation Committee Chairman Jim Oberstar in a Nov. 17 article in the News Tribune. Oberstar had just come back from a short trip to France, where he made observations about their heavily subsidized rail-transportation system.
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