Long considered a fantasy, the prospect of a maglev train that could turn a commute between Baltimore and Washington into a 15-minute trip is gaining momentum. Backers say it will benefit even those who don't ride it by reducing highway congestion and boosting productivity. Critics say it would disrupt neighborhoods and divert billions in public money.
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Editor’s note: We published a roundup of reader responses on Oct. 30. We are continuing to accept responses to inform future reporting about maglev.