A group of stakeholders is pressing the chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee and its ranking member to increase funding for the Northeast Corridor in the upcoming spending bill.
The Coalition for the Northeast Corridor sent a document to the senators last Thursday and called for the upper chamber to provide Amtrak with $1.9 billion in funding and to set aside $650 million for the corridor.
The coalition includes groups like the Financial Services Roundtable, the University of Delaware and Siemens.
Read the complete article at http://thehill.com/policy/transportation/infrastructure/390481-stakeholder-coalition-presses-senate-panel-to-fund
View the letter at MassTransitmag.com/12415419