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Amtrak Funding

Laura Barron-Lopez

Schumer Slams Boehner For Saying It's ‘Stupid' To Think Funding Cuts Caused Amtrak Crash

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 05.14.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) took time Thursday to directly attack House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) for saying it’s “stupid” to ...

Sam Stein

Riding Amtrak The Morning After The Deadly Crash

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.14.2015 | Politics

SOMEWHERE ALONG AMTRAK'S NORTHEAST CORRIDOR -- Elliott Gregg sat in the cafe car of Amtrak Train 174 late Wednesday morning, eating a hot dog and pret...

Matt Sledge

True High-Speed Rail Projects Unlikely To Be Fast-Tracked By Jobs Bill Funds

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 11.16.2011 | Politics

When President Obama revealed his jobs bill last week, you could almost hear the high-fives from transportation advocates across the country. If th...

Amtrak Gets Federal Money For Chicago Routes

Chicago Tribune | Jon Hilkevitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Amtrak trains will be able to travel as fast as 110 m.p.h. within about a year on portions of routes from Chicago to St. Louis and Chicago to Milwauke...