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Oversight hearing on Amtrak

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

Oversight hearing on Amtrak

hearing before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Sixth Congress, second session, September 26, 2000

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Amtrak -- Appropriations and expenditures

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesS. hrg -- 106-1138
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 111 p. :
    Number of Pages111
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15547437M
    ISBN 100160711274
    OCLC/WorldCa54031484

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I thank you and Ranking Member Rahall for arranging this important hearing. Yes, it's a start. And as the chart shows, in a small percentage of cases where fines were imposed, they were settled for 46 cents on the dollar, down from 67 cents on the dollar several years ago.

We had reported on this a few years ago, and recommended to them that they go after Oversight hearing on Amtrak book folks who have a series of bad records.

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Is he Oversight hearing on Amtrak book to require safety helmets? George, is there any way that this process will yield a conclusion that maybe we shouldn't be running the kinds of service that we are running today between a variety of points in the country, or are we only opening the door to the potential of additional service that will be run by Amtrak?

I am told we don't have a position right now, but we will certainly take a look at it. Bus service will operate from Albany to Boston on the above dates. We are going to look at what are the most optimal routes.

The subcommittee met at a. LaTourette on this committee has H. Now, there's no way that you are going to build enough highways or site enough airports to be able to handle that population growth.

Space is limited! Council Chairman Phil Mendelson said Wednesday during an oversight hearing on Mayor Muriel Bowser 's commitment to the overall project. Chairman, we could develop some kind of a matching program, which would double the State investment with a Federal match, I mean, that is the kind of investment that will really give you first-class service.

Let me say one more thing: in all of these cases, the States are going to have to be our partners. There are incredible feats of engineering, trains that snake their way through mountain peaks, and even those which have achieved Unesco World Heritage status.

Let me just say, on behalf of all the people of Wisconsin, we are very proud of you and the job you do as chairman of this subcommittee and also your work in Congress. That has damaged OMC's credibility, but leadership and management can change, and new leadership can take actions to help restore credibility.

Chairman, we might have an insert from them, and see, was there any followup on that. But, at the same time, I want to be very candid with you. Amtrak allows the elderly, the infirm, and those that do not particularly relish the possibility of getting sucked down a class five rapid with the ability the enjoy the wonders of the New River Gorge.

Most were allowed to continue operating. If you take into consideration our 5-year plan, Congressman Franks, that is going to make us self-sufficient by the year So I am grateful for that. This is illustrated in the top line of the chart to my right. That's very true, the fact that they're highly controlled.Amtrak President and CEO Joseph Boardman testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 2,before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee oversight hearing of the.

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