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(Those opposed to high-speed rails often see more good in existing infrastructure investment, such as roadwork.
They believe this investment will serve more people than a high-speed rail might. However, high-speed rails may
become a popular idea with this audience if they can serve not only individuals but national productivity. The
executive director for the American High-Speed Rail Alliance, Mary Ellen Curto, sees high-speed rails as a means
of productivity and global competitiveness. She claims that as roadways and air travel become more congested, a
high-speed rail could relieve some tension on distribution channels. High-speed rails may not be effective in every
part of the U.S., but in densely populated areas, a national high-speed rail system could develop into part of a
positive business model, becoming not only a sustainable option but a profitable one.) Adv: Marginalized Communities/Urbanization 1AC/2AC Add-On
Transit facilitates interconnectivity and discourages suburban spraw...
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