The Train in Spain Beats the Plane

As air travel security tightens and high speed rail expands, getting in and around Spain is becoming easier on the rails than in the sky.

"President Obama's economic stimulus package includes $8 billion for speeding up train travel. America is far behind other industrial countries in high speed rail. A few years ago, Spain was also behind the curve. But the Spanish network is expanding fast, and the trains are beating planes."

Full Story: Spain's High Speed Trains Faster Than Planes

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