Forget Bullet Trains, Amtrak Needs a New Bridge

Passengers are prone to griping about the delays and slow service along the route (not to mention the food, the seats, the wireless Internet …), problems that should be fixed first, said Dan Schned, a senior planner at the Regional Plan Association. "The needs of the Northeast Corridor are enormous and those repairs need to be made, period," said Schned, who heads the Northeast Alliance for Rail. "The vision for high-speed rail and expanded service is all well and good, but it doesn't mean much if what we have now isn't fixed." 

Read the full article in the National Journal