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Rail Passengers Association president testifies that Amtrak fuels economy

(Source: Transportation Today, November 18, 2019)

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Jim Mathews, president of the U.S. Rail Passengers Association, recently testified before the House Rail & Infrastructure Subcommittee on Rail that Amtrak plays an important role in economic growth. The hearing, Amtrak Now and Into the Future, examined decades of under-investment in passenger trains, current challenges, and future opportunities for passenger rail. The panel included state transportation officials, railroad labor, and Amtrak representatives.

Full story: Transportation Today

Monday, November 18, 2019

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