Kevin Standlee (kevin_standlee) wrote,
Kevin Standlee
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Who Rides the Rails?

Thanks to Cheryl, I had a look at this chart showing the average distance traveled by rail per person in selected countries. The US average is so low that if you rode with us on the pre-Westercon baseball excursion, you traveled longer by rail on that one round-trip than the average American travels by rail in a year.
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