Budget Cuts

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April 8, 2017
INDEPENDENT
Trump budget to cut rail services to hundreds of rural communities
‘These hard working, small town Americans don’t have airports or Uber to turn to; they depend on these trains,’ says Jim Mathews of the National Association of Rail Passengers
Donald Trump’s proposed budget cuts could lead to 220 US cities across 23 states losing out on all of their passenger train services, according to a new study.
The analysis from the National Association of Rail Passengers (NARP) concluded that cuts to the infrastructure budget, would cut off Amtrak, transit, and commuter rail programs, and even air service to some rural towns.
This would not only cost construction and manufacturing jobs, but place a disproportionate amount of pain on rural and working class communities, it said.
As a result it estimated that 220 cities in 23 states will have no passenger rail transport as a result. Read more

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