05/01/2015 12:04 pm ET Updated May 01, 2015

8 Critical Rail Projects That Amtrak Can't Afford


There's a new report out from the Northeast Corridor advisory commission, established by Congress to help improve the most critical stretch of rail in the United States, and it isn't pretty. The commission—made up of officials from states, the U.S. DOT, Amtrak, and commuter rail agencies—has outlined a "first-of-its-kind" coordinated 5-year plan for major projects between Washington and Boston via New York.

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