"Federal investment to modernize the nation’s rail system will return substantial public benefits in a relatively short time. Investment in rail will add needed transportation capacity, provide high quality transportation choices, stimulate significant technological advances, increase energy efficiency, save human lives and reduce the negative impact that the growing demand for transportation has on air quality and the environment."
This report released by the National Association of Railroad Passengers in June 2002 is available from its Web Site in two versions, a short Executive summary (21 KB) and the Full plan (356 KB). Both versions are in PDF format, requiring the FREE Adobe Acrobat Reader.
is the unacknowledged crisis in the Granite State
(February 4, 2002 - Union Leader) Please note there are two corrections:
Amtrak Reform Council Web Site
Amtrak: The Boost That Began Sept. 11 May Not Be Temporary (9/22/01 - Washington Post)