Amtrak to drop $25,000 ticket price for two wheelchair users after complaints
(Source: National Public Radio, January 20, 2020)
WASHINGTON, D.C. Amtrak has reversed course at least partly on its plan to charge two wheelchair users $25,000 for a short train ride, after hearing criticism, including from a U.S. senator. On Monday, two senior Amtrak officials called a lawyer at Access Living to offer a solution. They said Amtrak could find extra space on the train after all and the two could ride for the regular price of the ticket.
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Tuesday, January 21, 2020
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