October 30, 2014

FY14 appropriations good for TIGER, Amtrak

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Congressional conference committee members cobbling together an actual fiscal year 2014 federal budget have reportedly agreed on budgetary numbers fairly favorable to Amtrak and Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) programs. Federal high speed rail funding, however, is omitted entirely. Amtrak’s FY14 budget numbers include $340 million for operations, and $1.55 billion for capital (including [...]