Â From KWQC:
Employees at the Galesburg Amtrak Station said as gas prices started to climb, more driversÂ than usualÂ began warming up to theÂ idea of passenger rail service…
Knox College student James Zumwalt doesn’t own a car and won’t buy one because of the cost of fuel.
He told KWQC that traveling by train is his only option;
“It wouldn’t really be affordable for me otherwise. Because the whole cost of owning a car these days as a college student is pretty insurmountable.”