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Proposed cuts to passenger rail service unwise

 


Reliable, cost-effective public transportation for rural America is an important economic building block for our communities and often a vital service for our residents.  But unlike our urban counterparts, rural public transportation options are often elusive, and seem to get caught in the political crosshairs of the federal government.  Whether it’s funding for transit systems, Essential Air Service or Amtrak, public transportation in rural America often fights for the crumbs that are left after metropolitan and urban areas are funded.

Recently, a decision was made in Washington, D.C....



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