December 18, 2014

Amtrak CEO testifies on subsidies, security

WASHINGTON — Amtrak President Joseph Boardman told the Senate Appropriations Committee May 17 that Amtrak will never “be able to cut costs enough on long-distance trains to make them profitable. It becomes more a question of policy whether we are going to have border-to-border, coast-to-coast connectivity.” Boardman urged the lawmakers not to cut back on [...]