Polling by the RPA has found that the majority of Americans across all demographics believe that having a strong passenger rail system is important.
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Jim Mathews, President & CEO, Rail Passengers Association, writes how the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law has the potential to revolutionise passenger rail in the U.S., calling on the industry to act to ensure this law realises the transformational investment it’s been promised.
According to a report by the Rail Passengers Association, a second Amtrak train between Chicago and Minneapolis-Saint Paul would bring $25 million annually to the state of Minnesota and see approximately 90,000 people shift from car travel to passenger rail.
Following recent news headlines that have raised questions about delivering the full construction of the high-speed rail project in California, Jim Mathews, President and CEO of the Rail Passengers Association, writes about the struggles and hurdles of the project, but also underlines that ultimately the long-term benefits of high-speed rail…
The Rail Passengers Association has stated that Trump’s latest move on high-speed rail breaks his campaign promises and Americans need Trump to fulfill his pledge to become an infrastructure president.
"High-speed rail is more than a train project," Newsom said. As a tool for economic transformation, it could "unlock economic potential".