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Video: Should the Pacific Northwest build a bullet train?

Aug 16, 2023, 12:49 PM

Washington lawmakers want $200 million to create a bullet train in the region, and have sent Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg a letter asking for federal funding.

The train would zip along at 250 mph on a route from Portland, Oregon to Seattle, Washington to Vancouver, B.C.

KIRO Newsradio traffic reporter Micki Gamez joins Dave Ross and Colleen O’Brien on Seattle’s Morning News to talk through the pros and cons.

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