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Bill would tie Amtrak funding to preservation of long-distance routes, staff

(Source: Progressive Railroading, July 10, 2020)

The House Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing, Urban Development and Related Agencies (THUD) earlier this week approved its fiscal-year 2021 appropriations bill that provides an additional $26 billion in emergency funding for U.S. Department of Transportation programs to help Amtrak and public transit agencies recover from the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) announced this week.

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Monday, July 13, 2020

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