Amtrak and its partners have been awarded more than $2.1 billion to improve existing routes and advance plans to expand Amtrak service. This investment comes as part of the Biden administration's larger plan to revolutionize passenger rail travel in the United States.
The Biden administration announced Friday the largest federal investment in passenger trains in decades, with $8.2 billion in new funding. This substantial allocation is aimed at revitalizing and expanding passenger rail services across the country.
The president promoted $8.2 billion in funding for 10 passenger rail projects in the U.S., including one linking Las Vegas to Los Angeles. This ambitious plan seeks to connect major cities and regions, fostering economic growth and providing a sustainable transportation alternative.