Amtrak Rail Travel Growing Fast, But It's Profitable on Few Routes
WASHINGTON - Perhaps sparked by highway congestion or the hassle of air travel, Amtrak's passenger rail service has been the nation's fastest-growing mode of transportation, according to a new report that urges Congress to push forward with a coordinated national rail plan.
The government-subsidized railway carried a record 31.2 million people last year, a 55 percent increase since 1997, according to a study by the Brookings Institution. Read More.
Country: United States
Published Date: 2013-03-04