Train cars carry 10x more than trucks at a fraction of the cost. Q: Why’d we get a highway network? A: Because Standard Oil and Firestone Tire & rubber wanted it that way. Try and surmise why it was. U get 3 surmises (And you thought Who Framed Roger Rabbit was a kids movie.)*
*Rockfeller & Firestone bought the trollys and pushed them off a cliff. Access to Los Angeles is now a breeze.