Amtrak carried record passenger traffic in 2012
(Source: Washington Post, March 1, 2013)
WASHINGTON, D.C. ó Perhaps sparked by highway congestion or the hassle of air travel, Amtrakís passenger rail service has been the nationís fastest growing mode of transportation, according to a new report that urges Congress to push forward with coordinated national rail plan. The government-subsidized railway carried a record 31.2 million people last year, a 55 percent increase since 1997, according to a study by the Brookings-Rockefeller Project on State and Metropolitan Innovation.
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Friday, March 01, 2013
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