Daily Archives: September 21st, 2012

Road/air subsidies: huge, growing & safe; Amtrak’s are small, shrinking & attacked

Some graphics tell a story better than words. The above graphic from the Northeast Business Alliance does that very well. It shows how tiny our nation’s federal funding support is for rail and how out of control federal spending is for highways and aviation. Yet rail is constantly under attack by so-called budget hawks who […]