Mineta Predicts Amtrak Will Stay on Track
- RED INK ON THE RAILS. Murray, Mark // National Journal;12/1/2001, Vol. 33 Issue 48, p3678
Discusses the actions taken by the United States Transportation Department to deal with the financial performance of Amtrak. Liquidation of the company's assets; Information on the Amtrak Reform and Accountability Act; Recommendations of the Amtrak Reform Council for the recovery of the...
- Amtrak, DOT Hammer Out Temporary Funding Plan. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;7/2/2002, Vol. 340 Issue 31420, p4
Reports the loan agreement between the Department of Transportation and rail service provider Amtrak in the U.S. Provision of loan from the Federal Railroad Administration; Initiation of additional cash in operating funds; Enhancement of financial accountability.
- Bill Could Provide Amtrak With $19.2B Over Six Years. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;1/17/2007, Vol. 359 Issue 32548, p6
The article reports on a legislation introduced in the United States Senate that would authorize the Congress to provide 19.2 billion for Amtrak over six years. It will include up to 7.8 billion of taxable tax-credit bonds that would be issued by states or Amtrak for projects approved by the...
- DOT: After Amtrak Restructuring, States Would Assume Rail Costs. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;7/30/2003, Vol. 345 Issue 31688, p3
Focuses on plans of the U.S. Department of Transportation to reorganize Amtrak Corp. Impact of the reorganization plans on states' funding plans; Objective of the proposed reorganization; Entities into which Amtrak Corp. will be reorganized.
- AMTRAK TO KEEP RUNNING FOR NOW. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;7/08/2002, Vol. 249 Issue 2, p14
Reports the proposed financial assistance of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to prevent plant shutdown of Amtrak. Terms and conditions of the proposed agreement; Impact of the supplemental spending bill on helping Amtrak; Views of DOT Secretary Norman Y. Mineta.
- What freight delays cost Amtrak. // Railway Age;May2008, Vol. 209 Issue 5, p19
The article reports that delays in passenger trains caused by freight trains cost Amtrak almost $137 million in fiscal year 2006, or nearly one-third of its federal operating subsidy, according to a inspector general from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). The $137 million reportedly...
- DOT Considers Lowering Threshold for TIFIA Projects. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;5/20/2002, Vol. 340 Issue 31390, p29
Reports the plans of U.S. Department of Transportation to reduce the budget for transportation infrastructure projects. Selection of projects under the Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act; Provision of assistance to large transportation projects; Consideration of...
- (DISABILITIES) 90 Awards Will Help With Transit Accessibility. // Community Health Funding Week;2/12/2010, p5
The article reports that the U.S. Transportation Department has provided 10.7 million dollars in funds which supports 90 awards up to 180,000 dollars each so private operators can comply with the Over-the-Road Bus (OTRB) accessibility regulation.
- DoT bus overhaul goes green. Goode, Darren // Hill;10/5/2010, Vol. 17 Issue 109, p18
The article reports on the announcement made by the U.S. Transportaton Department regarding the availability of 776 million dollars worth of discretionary grants for the improvement of bus services in 45 states in 2010.