Last week Amtrak announced it would be overhauling the seating and other interior details of its original Amfleet coaches. While it’s good to see Amtrak investing in keeping this aging equipment functional and comfortable, this is a reminder of how badly we need new, modern passenger coaches in the Midwest and around the country.
Phased Network Approach White Paper
Our new white paper details our market-based model for building high-speed rail in the Midwest. Building segments of high-speed line in phases as part of a regionwide network allows each investment to serve a much broader area making the whole network more viable and building a stronger constituency.