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Three Brothers Set Out to Explore High-Speed Rail at a Walker's Pace

Three brothers are walking the length of California's high-speed rail tracks to spark a public discussion about land-use and the urban-rural divide.

California's high-speed rail line will eventually transport people from Los Angeles to San Francisco in less than three hours, saving travelers the hassle of flying and the six-hour schlep up or down I-5. But does urbanites' desire to move from point A to B as quickly as possible overshadow the communities in between? A trio of brothers—whose family has owned land for more than 100 years in a rural community through which the trains will pass—are traveling the entire length of the future tracks by foot to find out.

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