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Amtrak plans major expansion by 2035 if infrastructure bill passes

(Source: Smart Cities Dive, October 20, 2021)

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Columbus is Ohio's state capital, a city of almost 900,000 people and at the heart of a 15-county region that is the fastest-growing area in the Midwest, according to William Murdock, executive director of the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC). It's also "the largest city in the country that is not on Amtrak’s national network," he said. Columbus is one of many cities and rural areas that hope to benefit from the proposed largest federal investment in passenger rail in Amtrak’s 50-year history.

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