Sens. Pressed To Back Northeast Corridor Rail Upgrades

Law360, New York (April 17, 2013, 5:21 PM EDT) -- Transportation executives urged members of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation on Wednesday to back critical infrastructure investments, namely high-speed rail, in the Northeast Corridor that connects commuters from Pennsylvania and New York to New Jersey and Washington.

Executives with Amtrak and the Connecticut Department of Transportation, who were joined by transportation consultants, locomotive union reps and infrastructure policy academics, called on the federal government to take the lead on funding long-term crucial upgrades to the 457-mile Northeast Corridor, which is one of the...
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