U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Geoff Freeman issued the following statement on President Biden’s announcement of $8.2 billion in new funding for 10 passenger rail projects:

“Our nation’s leaders have a responsibility to help travelers get from Point A to Point B—and rail has an important role to play in this effort. We applaud the Biden administration for its efforts to improve passenger rail connectivity and make travel within the U.S. more modern, seamless and efficient.”


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