We should try to make good trains | Curio
News and insights read out for you.
10,000+ audio articles. 30+ world-leading publications.
All in 1 subscription.

Matthew Yglesias

We should try to make good trains

14 mins | Jun 24, 2021
story image

America treats them as "culture war totems". They could be way more than that. The US loves its highways, but are both sides of the political spectrum missing out on a key opportunity in the guise of the locomotives? This instalment of Slow Boring reflects on whether the country should aim to be a world leader in the passenger train industry or whether they should take inspiration from the world's biggest success stories.

Get the best of 30+ publications for the price of one
Start your 7-day free trial