Amtrak at a Junction: Invest in Improvements, or Risk Worsening Problems
Posted on April 24, 2017
By: Emma Fitzsimmons, The New York Times
When Amtrak’s new chief executive took responsibility for two recent train derailments at Pennsylvania Station in New York, it was a low point for a railroad already confronting a series of urgent challenges.
Commuters have long complained that the station is overcrowded and dreary, but now Amtrak had acknowledged that its tracks were in poor shape and not being properly maintained…