Amtrak in the U.S. Analytical Essay by ResearchRiter

Amtrak in the U.S.
A look at the impact of Amtrak's inefficient passenger rail service in the U.S.
# 125455 | 750 words | 13 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Business (Companies) , Economics (National) , Economics (Public Finance)

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This analysis discusses the declining state of Amtrak and passenger rail service in the U.S. The analysis focuses on the impact of Amtrak on rail ridership and the U.S. economy in light of its flawed performance and inefficiencies.

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"At a time when nations like China and the U.K. are developing high-speed sophisticated new railways, rail travel in the U.S. and the railway infrastructure continues to decline. America's passenger rails are managed by Amtrak, a company that was created in ... According to Semmens, during the first decade of its existence, Amtrak cost the U.S. economy over ... billion and more than ... jobs. Believing private railroads were driving away riders deliberately, Amtrak was created through taxpayer funding with the goal of revitalizing rail..."

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