CNN op-ed: Amtrak funding tops list of infrastructure needs

Amtrak’s Empire Builder, a long-distance route that travels from Chicago to Seattle & Portland. As America awaits a long-overdue infrastructure plan from President Trump, one opinion writer highlighted a few of America’s greatest infrastructure needs on CNN. Kate Ascher, a principal at BuroHappold Engineering, listed a number of items on which our country should focus, but […]

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Amtrak Sets Records in FY17

Amtrak has confirmed a record year , covering almost all of its operating costs (94.7%) from ticket sales and revenues in fiscal year 2017. Amtrak also carried a record 31.7 million passengers, up 1.5% from the year before. Importantly, ridership was up on all three parts of Amtrak’s network: the Northeast Corridor, State-supported routes, and […]

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