Originally Posted by chiefzilla1501
I think the map does a nice job of it. The problem is that KC and Des Moines are on the fringe. Those are the two cities I hear the most in this thread. Once you go south of KC and west of Des Moines, there's a lot of crap routes, which seem to only be there so we can create connections north-south / east-west. That's where I can understand that there probably isn't market, and it will be insanely expensive.
It's wrong to say that only the major northeast hubs would benefit. This system built here is tremendous for the southeast, for california/west, and for the upper midwest.
I guess I should have looked more closely at the map I didn't see OKC on the route stop. Of course you are going to have the same amount of transfers on rail as you would flying in alot of these instances. Like your example of Minneapolis to OKC or Detroit.
I don't disagree that other areas wouldn't benefit.