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  1. SarahZ liked plane2train's post in the thread Why trains instead of planes for long distance?.

    Whenever I travel by train, I always combine it with air travel. Often, I will fly one way and return via train or vice-versa. I love...

    Oct 15, 2019 at 10:18 PM
  2. SarahZ replied to the thread New dining options (flex dining) effective October 1.

    Many heat-and-serve meals exceed 1200 mg, and if it has sauce, that number jumps even higher. 1500-2000 wouldn't surprise me, depending...

    Oct 15, 2019 at 12:03 AM
  3. SarahZ liked Rasputin's post in the thread Guest Reward points expiration and reasons for late train.

    To address the concerns about late trains, I would recommend not traveling long distance by Amtrak to a time-sensitive event such as a...

    Oct 14, 2019 at 11:52 PM
  4. SarahZ replied to the thread Why trains instead of planes for long distance?.

    Jeb summed up my position really well. I use whichever mode of transportation works best with my schedule and finances. I usually only...

    Oct 14, 2019 at 11:51 PM
  5. SarahZ liked jebr's post in the thread Why trains instead of planes for long distance?.

    This, to me, is why the train wins on the environmental front. Sure, the electrical grid isn't emissions-free today, but there's a lot...

    Oct 14, 2019 at 11:38 PM
  6. SarahZ replied to the thread Why trains instead of planes for long distance?.

    I get it. Most of the people I know with a fear of flying link it to a fear of heights. It's not so much the risk of a plane crashing as...

    Oct 14, 2019 at 11:37 PM
  7. SarahZ liked Trogdor's post in the thread Why trains instead of planes for long distance?.

    That’s another myth. By far, most incidents that occur at cruising altitude give the crew more than enough time to make it down safely....

    Oct 14, 2019 at 11:30 PM
  8. SarahZ liked jis's post in the thread Why trains instead of planes for long distance?.

    I am with you Ryan. It is usually my preference to sleep in a bed firmly attached to terra firma rather than bouncing around on...

    Oct 14, 2019 at 7:21 PM
  9. SarahZ liked Ryan's post in the thread Why trains instead of planes for long distance?.

    If I'm going to ATL, I'm spending the night at home in my own bed and heading to the airport for a morning flight down. WN1298 gets me...

    Oct 14, 2019 at 7:21 PM
  10. SarahZ liked Ryan's post in the thread Why trains instead of planes for long distance?.

    Perhaps you can share that data, so that we can understand why you perceive there to be a difference and ensure that we're comparing...

    Oct 14, 2019 at 7:21 PM
  11. SarahZ liked jiml's post in the thread Why trains instead of planes for long distance?.

    There is nothing wrong with either method of travel, and combining both judiciously can be very practical. I have travelled a large...

    Oct 14, 2019 at 7:20 PM
  12. SarahZ replied to the thread Why trains instead of planes for long distance?.

    All of those are fun, especially peeking into backyards. :) I like when people put seasonal decorations in their backyard so those on...

    Oct 14, 2019 at 2:35 AM
  13. SarahZ replied to the thread Why trains instead of planes for long distance?.

    You'll be relieved to know this isn't true. 90% of those involved in plane crashes survive. :) So, if you combine the odds of actually...

    Oct 14, 2019 at 2:22 AM
  14. SarahZ liked keelhauled's post in the thread Why trains instead of planes for long distance?.

    Why don't you use data instead of pulling your claims out of thin air? If you want straight fatality numbers, the DoT breaks down the...

    Oct 14, 2019 at 2:08 AM
  15. SarahZ liked roadman3313's post in the thread New dining options (flex dining) effective October 1.

    I too rode the Cardinal from CHI-NYP. I had a hot dog for dinner the second night and my friend had a Cheeseburger as they were out of...

    Oct 14, 2019 at 2:07 AM
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