Mineta Proposes Loan Guarantee for Amtrak
- Mineta Recommends Amtrak Shift Focus. // Travel Agent;06/11/2001, Vol. 304 Issue 6, p113
Presents the suggestion of Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta on the expansion of Amtrak in the United States. Focus on service improvement; Investment on major railroad routes; Funds for the company.
- One man's vision is another's bad dream. // Railway Age;Jul2002, Vol. 203 Issue 7, p16
Reports on the impact of the policy of the Bush administration on passenger trains as enunciated by U.S. Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta on Amtrak. Response of legislators at U.S. Congress to the financial plight of Amtrak; Principles of the administration's policy; Goal of the policy;...
- Mineta Urges Senate to Reject Push to Increase Funding. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;5/9/2005, Vol. 352 Issue 32128, p5
The article focuses on transportation secretary Norman Y. Mineta who urged the Senate to reject an expected push to increase funding in pending transportation legislation. The bill would authorize providing $283.9 billion in guaranteed funding over six years for highway and public transit...
- Double-squawk from the DOT. Vantuono, William C. // Railway Age;Mar2005, Vol. 206 Issue 3, p4
Presents views on the decision of U.S. President George W. Bush not to grant fund for Amtrak. Explanation of the decision by U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta; Information on the Amtrak Reform Bill supported by Bush; Speculation on the impact of the decision on Amtrak.
- Amtrak reform bill goes to Congress. Wollinsky, Julian // Railway Gazette International;Sep2003, Vol. 159 Issue 9, p542
Reports on the decision of the U.S. administration to present its Passenger Rail Reform Bill to Congress in 2003 based on the proposals issued by the Amtrak Reform Council. Remarks from Secretary of Transportation Norman Y. Mineta on the proposed legislation; Conversion of Amtrak into three...
- With Gunn Out, Amtrak Collision Looms. Friel, Brian // National Journal;11/12/2005, Vol. 37 Issue 46, p3550
Reports on the investigation to be faced by the government-owned rail company Amtrak over the termination of its president David Gunn in the U.S. Suggested actions to be taken to improve the company's service according to Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta; Reasons behind the dismissal of...
- Mineta's Alaskan Mode. Keane, Angela Greiling // Traffic World;7/18/2005, Vol. 269 Issue 29, p12
Reports on Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta's call on Amtrak to emulate Alaska Railroad. His praise for Alaska Railroad's business model; View of Amtrak supporters that Mineta's claim that Alaska Railroad does not get operating grants is not true; View of others that the comparison is unfair.
- NORMAN MINETA'S BUMPY RIDE. Friel, Brian // National Journal;4/16/2005, Vol. 37 Issue 16, p1157
Reports on the efforts of U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta to put forward a budget proposal on behalf of President George W. Bush that would to reduce subsidies to Amtrak passenger rail service. Measures taken by Mineta to push the administration's proposal; Observation...
- Amtrak jumps a money hurdle--but others loom. Johnston, Bob // Trains;Oct2002, Vol. 62 Issue 10, p10
Reports on the budget allocated by the U.S. Congress for Amtrak to maintain its operations. Proposal of Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta for Amtrak; Information on the National Defense Rail Act; Overview of the business operations of Amtrak.