Executive director tells U.S. House panel that infrastructure law fixes Amtrak funding woes

$22 billion Amtrak allotment is part of $66 billion the law provides for passenger rail

By: - December 9, 2021 3:41 pm
Passengers prepare to board an Amtrak train.

In this file photo, passengers prepare to board Amtrak’s California Zephyr at the Denver Union rail station during its 2,438-mile trip to Emeryville/San Francisco from Chicago that takes roughly 52 hours in Denver. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter in the States Newsroom Washington bureau. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues as well as climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.

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