Supreme Court Sees if Amtrak’s Running on Right Track

December 10, 2014

WASHINGTON— Concerned about Amtrak trains running on time? Pay attention to the Supreme Court.

The high court on Monday considered part of the 2008 Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act, in which Congress allowed Amtrak to work with the Federal Railroad Administration to set standards for measuring the performance of the passenger rail service…

The Association of American Railroads last year had challenged the arrangement on behalf of its freight railroad members, arguing Congress violated the Constitution by effectively giving Amtrak the power to regulate other companies…

Read the rest of the story in the Wall Street Journal. (updated 9 December 2014)

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