Going Whose Way?
- House Transportation Panel Passes Bills Funding Amtrak, Rail Projects. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;5/9/2002, Vol. 340 Issue 31383, p5
Reports the approval of the legislative bill for railway projects by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. Allocation of funds for Amtrak Corp.; Provisions of the bill; Sources of funds.
- House Panel Prepares Rail Bonds. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;3/9/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32086, p1
Reports on the plan of the Republican leaders of the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee to reintroduce legislation that would authorize states to issue taxable tax credit bonds and tax-exempt private activity bonds over 10 years for high-speed rail projects. Intention of the...
- Should Amtrak Issue? Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;8/6/2001, Vol. 337 Issue 31196, p1
Reports on the Amtrak Reform Council's review of Amtrak's plans to issue taxable tax-credit bonds in the United States. Recommendations of the council with regard to the passenger rail system's progress towards self-sufficiency; Pending legislation that would allow Amtrak to issue bonds.
- Senate Panel $1.4 Billion for Amtrak. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;7/20/2005, Vol. 353 Issue 32178, p4
Reports on the approval of a fiscal 2006 spending legislation for the U.S. Department of Transportation and other agencies that includes $1.4 billion for Amtrak by a Senate panel. Introduction of Amtrak reform legislation by the Senate Commerce Committee, which has jurisdiction over Amtrak and...
- Congressman Tim Ryan Supports Amtrak Reauthorization. // Outlook Weekly;6/19/2008, Vol. 12 Issue 51, p13
The article reports that U.S. Congressman Tim Ryan voted in June 2008 for the Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of 2008. The Act aims to reorganize the rail carrier Amtrak by giving increased capital and operating grants, reducing its debt, and capitalizing on the company's...
- Bill means a new start for Amtrak. Johnston, Bob // Trains;Jan2009, Vol. 69 Issue 1, p12
The article focuses on the issues in the authorization of Amtrak and the possible doubling of its annual grant by Congress in the U.S. It states that the authorization bill passed by Congress directs Amtrak to study its reinstatement, along with other routes. A number of new directions of the...
- No fingerprints on NEC track grab. WILNER, FRANK N. // Railway Age;Sep2015, Vol. 216 Issue 9, p24
The author comments on a U.S. Senate Bill which aims to extend the primarily Amtrak-owned Northeast Corridor (NEC) railway line. Topics discussed include the plans to add a track of Washington Terminal Co. which is also owned by Amtrak, the Surface Transportation Board's (STB) economic...
- Bill blizzard sends mixed signals. // Railway Gazette International;May2005, Vol. 161 Issue 5, p252
The article focuses on bills that were introduced into the U.S. Congress on April 14, 2008 offering widely-different prospects for the future of the U.S. passenger rail network. The government's Passenger Rail Investment Reform Act proposes to hand responsibility for various routes to individual...
- All Aboard: Rail Issues. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;12/27/2000, Vol. 334 Issue 31045, p1
Reports on rail transportation issues in the United States. Crowding of highways and air traffic corridors; Plan of Amtrak Corp. to issue up to 10 billion dollars in taxable tax-credit bonds.