As President Joe Biden pushes major rail investments, Amtrak’s 2035 map has people talking

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The proposed transformation would mean some 30 new routes, and more trips on 20 existing ones.


(Washington) — When President Biden unveiled his major new infrastructure plan last week, the proposal included much more than fixing crumbling bridges. And for those who wish America had a more robust passenger train network, it gave them something new: hope.

Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure package has two provisions involving passenger rail: $85 billion to modernize public transit (commuter rail, buses, stations, etc.) and $80 billion to improve and expand the nation’s passenger and freight rail network.

“You and your family could travel coast to coast without a single tank of gas onboard a high-speed…

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