All Aboard: Rail Issues

Sanchez, Humberto
January 2001
Bond Buyer;01/22/2001, Vol. 335 Issue 31061, p8
Trade Publication
Focuses on issues concerning the rail transportation in the United States. Authority of Amtrak of issuing taxable tax-credit bonds for rail projects; Context of the High Speed Rail Investment Act; Development of the magnetic levitation transportation mandated under the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century.


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