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Could “Amtrak Joe” Revolutionize Public Transport?

26 days ago   |   By The New Republic

“Amtrak Joe” loves trains. He has taken Amtrak round trips between Delaware and Washington D.C. some 8,200 times. He almost took one to his presidential inauguration, and he actually did take one to his first vice presidential inauguration, later waxing sentimental about the experience in a cover story for Amtrak's Arrive magazine. “I saw our future the same way I always did: looking out Amtrak's windows,” he wrote. Biden faces some hurdles when it comes to translating his train enthusiasm into policy: He's in charge of a sparsely populated, individualistic country where a third of our...
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