Amtrak is launching a new website today, NEC.Amtrak.com.
The new website aims to raise awareness about Northeast Corridor (NEC) infrastructure needs, and build support for capital investments in projects crucial to support economic growth in the region and meet a growing demand for passenger rail service.
Some of the highlighted projects include the Gateway Program to expand rail capacity into New York City and replacing the Portal Bridge in New Jersey and the Baltimore & Potomac Tunnel in Maryland. The site also contains information on station planning and development efforts, providing next-generation high-speed rail service and other key NEC infrastructure projects and initiatives being advanced by Amtrak and its federal, state, and local partners.
The Raritan Valley Rail Coalition encourages everyone to explore the issues involved and to understand that many of these projects have a direct impact on the next steps in the ‘one seat’ ride campaign.