Amtrak is joining some other passenger carriers and transit agencies in reducing service because of the spike in the COVID-19 Omicron variant.
While this is not a typical RT&S story, we want to ensure that our readers are aware of the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court to block the Biden administration’s mandate that large employers (i.e., those employing more than 100 people) must require their employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
The top news stories of the week.
Amtrak will soon have a new CEO.
Those hoping to see rail projects bustling in 2022 as a result from the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill need to set their sights on 2023.
Now that the deal has been signed, the dealings begin.
The top news stories RT&S was following this week.
Amtrak OIG says agency may be missing chances to broadly communicate potential risks on Pacific Surfliner route
Amtrak met regulatory obligations in response to bluff failures along its Pacific Surfliner route, but it could improve its awareness of potential operational risks by participating in ongoing discussions with regional stakeholders, an Amtrak Office of Inspector General report released Wednesday found.
Now all that is left is the money.
Waiting for a huge increase in allowance, you can’t blame Amtrak for making a wish list.