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Old 03-02-2012, 08:15 PM
 
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Interesting article:
The Rise of the Super Commuter - Commute - The Atlantic Cities
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Old 03-02-2012, 08:35 PM
 
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Oh wow. Houston and Dallas have almost enough workers to form a CSA Houston to Dallas (44,300 workers), Dallas to Houston, (51,900 workers)
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Old 03-02-2012, 08:42 PM
 
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Interesting article. I missed the definition of super commuter. I know Houston also has a meaningful number of oil and gas workers who rotate 28 days on and 28 days off to places like the former Soviet Union, also the "stans" in same and part of Africa and Asia. Continental non stop to Tokyo business class at times is half these rotators. To me that is a super commute, not Dallas to Houston.
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Old 03-02-2012, 08:53 PM
 
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Interesting article. I missed the definition of super commuter.
Someone who goes beyond the ordinary to get to work. Like Travelling from Dallas to Houston.
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Old 03-02-2012, 09:23 PM
 
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Seeing that, makes me wonder why there's no high-speed train between Dallas and Houston
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Old 03-02-2012, 09:30 PM
 
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Seeing that, makes me wonder why there's no high-speed train between Dallas and Houston
was wondering the same thing. Non stop lines would be great.

Didn;t like the Texas Tbone idea thought. It called for a line from SA to Austin to Dallas and from Houston to Killeen. Clearly more commuters travel between Houston and Dallas than Houston and Austin/ Killeen. I bet more commuters go between Houston and SA too than Houston and Austin. The Rail should mirror the Triangle. Houston To Dallas, Dallas to Austin and Auston to SA. then SA to HOuston. With a leg between Houston and Austin. And off shoots to Beaumont, The valley and El Paso


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