Over the last two years, Americans across the country have been polled on their views about passenger rail. Ed discussed the overwhelming results in his interview: “The narrative continues to be very powerful. No matter whether you’re a red state or blue state—or maybe even slightly purple—Americans want more passenger rail. They strongly support Amtrak not only maintaining its funding but a large chunk of the voting class wants to increase Amtrak funding because they want more train service.”
Listen to the show to learn more about the impact of Amtrak’s funding on passenger rail service and safety.