Should there be high-speed rail between the Twin Cities and Rochester?

Rendering of high speed train that would connect Twin Cities with Rochester, Minn. (courtesy Zip Rail)

“Residents in southeastern Minnesota will have three opportunities this week to discuss a proposed high-speed rail line between the Twin Cities and Rochester,” writes MPR News reporter Elizabeth Baier.

Federal, state, and county officials are currently evaluating possible routes for a the proposed Zip Rail service’s 100-mile corridor that spans seven counties.

Earlier this summer, officials released a broad scoping document that begins to outline the proposed route, alternate routes, and potential environmental concerns with the project.

Today’s Question: Should there be high-speed rail between the Twin Cities and Rochester?