How high-speed trains were derailed

Listening to Derailed, Wisconsin Public Radio’s new podcast about the Milwaukee to Madison high-speed debacle, is a little like reliving junior high school or your divorce or the Packers in the Forrest Gregg era. It’s just as painful as those things, but it’s actually worth remembering what happened to the train because the story helps identify what’s at the heart of our current troubles in the state as well as nationally and even on the international stage. Fundamentally, this is a story about hurting everyone in the state just because rural folks were willing to take a small hit as long as the urban folks took a bigger hit...

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Ken Notes: Dave is on a roll! The train should have been presented as an economic development engine from day one. It was not and we lost out. But Dave what can we do moving forward!!! We do still need to improve the system in Wisconsin...



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