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How the fight over Amtrak's deficit could leave rural America stranded

(Source: Think Progress, September 19, 2013)

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Created in 1980, Amtrak’s Hoosier State Line trains depart Indianapolis once a day, four times a week, winding a circuitous path through several sleepy towns on a five-hour journey to Chicago and back again. If Indiana lawmakers don’t agree to pony up $3 million in the next two weeks, this train will be permanently docked.

Full story: Think Progress

Friday, September 20, 2013

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