Amtrak, Southern Rail Commission, Take Steps to Bring Service Back to the Deep SouthBy John Besche | | No Comments
"Mississippi and Louisiana and conservative elected officials coming together and saying, ‘We don't want to miss this opportunity. This is our economic development. This is connecting my people.’ That's a story," said one supporter.
Three Reasons Why US Passenger Rail Is Struggling — And Why Advocates Are Still HopefulBy John Besche | | No Comments
Amtrak is still struggling to emerge from the worst of the pandemic — and nowhere is it being felt more than on its long-distance service, whose ridership numbers continues to lag even as coastal intercity routes bounce back. Here are three core reasons why long-distance Amtrak routes are having a hard time — and some signs of hope.
DC May Soon Give Every Resident $100 Per Month For TransitBy John Besche | | No Comments
DC Council took a step toward putting $100 per month on District residents’ SmarTrip cards Monday as the Committee on Transportation and the Environment voted unanimously in favor of the Metro for DC Amendment Act of 2021.