8 Benefits of High-speed Trains


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Less Smog in the City
The skyline of downtown Los Angeles is lit up by the murky browns and reds of a smoggy sunset.
The skyline of downtown Los Angeles is lit up by the murky browns and reds of a smoggy sunset.
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While there is still some controversy over which form of transportation is more fuel efficient, trains or cars, the amount of smog and pollution released into the city is much less with a high speed train than with the number of cars necessary to transport the same amount of people.

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