$151B NE Transport Proposal Faces Rail Skeptics In Philly

Law360, Philadelphia (August 20, 2012, 9:42 PM EDT) -- Philadelphia-area rail advocates expressed concern during a Monday public meeting that a $151 billion proposal for future improvements to the Northeast Corridor, including high-speed rail through the heart of the city, would harm existing services for regional and commuter rail passengers.

The official presentation at the meeting, one of nine scoping meetings held this month by the Federal Railroad Administration in each of the states encompassing the 457-mile rail corridor, did not specifically mention the plan released by Amtrak in July. But the subsequent comment period...
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