Monday, March 4, 2024

Comment on A blueprint for Amtrak success from T4A Chair John Robert Smith by...

Mistakes by Amtrak management made prior to Covid disruptions certainly foreshadow current operating problems. However, they are hardly foreign to any US company. Why?...

Comment on A blueprint for Amtrak success from T4A Chair John Robert Smith by...

I’m sorry to report here my long-held conclusion that the LD trains no longer provide much, if anything, in the way of meaningful transportation...

Comment on A blueprint for Amtrak success from T4A Chair John Robert Smith by...

Message to Amtrak: If you want support from the hinterlands, you need to perform. Current long distance “service” is plagued by an equipment shortage...

Comment on A blueprint for Amtrak success from T4A Chair John Robert Smith by...

Amtrak leadership would beg to differ with the Honorable John Robert Smith’s characterization of long-distance sector. Amtrak’s own balance sheet reflects heavy losses...

Comment on A blueprint for Amtrak success from T4A Chair John Robert Smith by...

This story contains two serious errors, one of omission and one a material misstatement. ALL the inter-regional routes have recovered fully from the epidemic, but...

Comment on A blueprint for Amtrak success from T4A Chair John Robert Smith by...

Thank you for this perceptive article. I have traveled on Amtrak long-distance trains for decades and much prefer them to other means of transportation....

Comment on A blueprint for Amtrak success from T4A Chair John Robert Smith by...

We are faithful long distance customers. Amtrak is better than airplanes for us. Flying is stressful. We see areas of the country we would...

Comment on A blueprint for Amtrak success from T4A Chair John Robert Smith by...

Thank you for this article, as disturbing as it was. I was not aware of the furloughs imposed by Amtrak’s management, but I...

Deaths and injuries in road crashes are a ‘silent epidemic on wheels’

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Pandemic-stricken mass transit would get $85 billion in Biden stimulus plan – a down...

New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority was hit hard by a 79% ridership reduction during the pandemic. It needs an extra $8 billion through 2024...

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