Beautiful Pipedream of the Day: U.S. High Speed Rail Map

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Curb your enthusiasm, this is not an actual map of the U.S. high speed rail, but a concept map designed by Alfred Twu. The artist's vision for a nationwide high-speed rail system (220 miles-per-hour) would run across the entire country from coast-to-coast and make stops at a number of major cities and metropolitan areas along the way. In harsh reality, however, hopes for jump-starting the national infrastructure project seems to be hanging by a thread at the moment, which is already overdue when compared to other nations in the industrialized world.

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