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March 19, 2014

Amtrak's 2015 budget calls for more federal investment

Is requesting $1.62 billion in federal capital and operating support, an increase of approximately 16% from FY 2014 federal appropriations.


March 17, 2014

Texas Tech. rail project seeking fed investment

The goal is to link students to the cultural district and ultimately bring a youthful presence back to downtown.


January 8, 2014

LaHood named co-chair at Building America's Future

Serving alongside fellow co-chairs former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell, will help lead bipartisan coalition committed to raising awareness about the need to invest in U.S. roads, bridges, airports, rails and ports.


June 12, 2013

Amtrak chief: Reduced NEC investment having negative results

Joseph Boardman said the federal government's de-capitalization of NEC assets leads to rapidly increasing degradation of ride quality, reliability and the ability to support major improvement projects.


September 13, 2012

Poll: 3 of 4 Americans want more public transit options

Two out of three support government investment to expand and improve public transportation and twice as many people favor new transit — buses, trains and light rail — rather than new highways as the best way to solve America’s traffic woes.


May 23, 2012

Canada, province to study commuter rail link

The funding agreement follows the federal government's commitment in Budget 2011 to co-fund the study with Ontario, reaffirming its support for the Peterborough Commuter Rail Project. The federal contribution will be provided through the Building Canada Fund – Major Infrastructure Component, a program under the Building Canada Plan.


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