Philly-to-Harrisburg on high-speed rail

From NewsFlash:

Harrisburg to Philly on high speed trains? Cool.
Trains at 110 miles per hour? Neat.
Only an hour and a half from HAR to PHL? Ok.
It currently only takes 1 hr, 45 minutes to Philly? Hmm.
Taxpayers paid $145 million to save 15 minutes? Not cool.

I personally think that making the 5 hour 25 minute ride from Harrisburg to Pittsburgh quicker should have been a bigger priority than the 1 hr 15 minute ride to Philadelphia, but then again I also think Amtrak should be privatized and state taxpayers should never have paid for this project. Call me crazy.