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Opinion: High-speed rail plans should appeal even to staunch critics

(Source: Philadelphia Inquirer opinion column by Mysore Nagaraja, Howard Sackel, and Bob Previdi, June 29, 2021)

PHILADELPHIA — Last Thursday, President Joe Biden announced a bipartisan agreement on a $1.2 trillion infrastructure framework, which allocates $66 billion to passenger and freight rails. This follows his April announcement when he stood at the iconic 30th Street Station in Philadelphia with Amtrak President William Flynn to promote his massive infrastructure plan.

Full story: Philadelphia Inquirer

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

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