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Amtrak launches new digital payment optionsMajor grocery chains have announced similar incentives, such as flexible work schedules, paid time off to visit a vaccination site and bonuses of up to $200.
Should assistance be needed in gaining compliance, Amtrak Police and local authorities may be contacted to assist.Transportation agencies wrestle with new federal mask mandate|Luz Lazo, Lori Aratani, Justin George|February 2, 2021|Washington Post
Amtrak runs the length of the route, making it possible to self-shuttle.Everything You Need to Know About Travel in 2021|The Editors|February 1, 2021|Outside Online
Business groups want a “through-running” commuter train system, where VRE riders from Spotsylvania can have a one-seat trip through Maryland Area Regional Commuter Train Service and Amtrak up and down the East Coast.Coming in the next decade: National Landing adds buses, trains, sidewalks, streets|Patricia Sullivan|January 1, 2021|Washington Post
Fortunately, the Amtrak employee I asked for help turned out to be the attendant for my car, Claude Mitchell.Aboard Amtrak’s Crescent, surprising comfort and welcome seclusion on a slow train to Mississippi|Scott Butterworth|January 1, 2021|Washington Post
But on the Southwest Chief—and Amtrak trains in general—food and beverages are a financial drain.
In the last five years, Amtrak has grown increasingly reliant on public subsidies at all levels of government.
And to keep the Southwest Chief running, Amtrak is now seeking additional state aid of $120 million over the next decade.
Now Amtrak says it needs another $151 billion to bring high-speed rail to the corridor by 2040.
Congress is mulling a bill that would allow pets to ride along with their owners on Amtrak trains.Dogs on Amtrak: Yay or Nay? Take Our Poll|The Daily Beast|August 31, 2013|DAILY BEAST