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Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of 2007

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of 2007

report of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation on S. 294.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Amtrak -- Appropriations and expenditures,
  • Railroads, Local and light -- United States -- Finance,
  • Railroads -- Passenger traffic -- Security measures -- United States,
  • Federal aid to transportation -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReport / 110th Congress, 1st session, Senate -- 110-67.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 97 p. ;
    Number of Pages97
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14560890M
    OCLC/WorldCa138546260

      At least $ million of the CARES Act funds will help mitigate the cost of providing service on Amtrak’s 28 State-supported intercity passenger rail routes, where, under PRIIA (Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of ), State governments are required to pay for ticket revenue shortfalls.   The House of Representatives voted to pass the $15 billion Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of (H.R), which will fund Amtrak, the national passenger railroad, for the next five years and help to build new and expand pre-existing rail service.

    The purpose of the public hearing will be allow interested persons to comment on the Board’s new responsibilities in the recently passed Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of (Pub. L. – ), and thereby assist the Board in effectively implementing these important new provisions of .   In , Congress passed the Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act (PRIIA), which endowed Amtrak with the powers of a regulatory agency that makes decisions, in conjunction with the.

    It has done so extensively in the past but, fol- lowing unmanageable debt burdens in the early s, is now being restricted in its borrowing capacity Specifically, Section (g) of the Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act (PRIIA) of provides that Amtrak may not incur more debt after the date of enactment of the Act (October. requirements included in the federal Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of (Public Law ) (PRIIA) and will help assure that Michigan is positioned to obtain federal funding for rail .


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Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of 2007 by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Download PDF EPUB FB2

This bill was introduced in the th Congress, which met from Jan 4, to Jan 3, Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

S. ( th): Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of React to this bill with an emoji Save your opinion on this bill on a six. The Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of can help turn that vision into a reality.

And as any traveler will tell you, we need to implement that vision—because strengthening this intercity travel option is long overdue.

Get this from a library. Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of report of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation on S.

[United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.]. Senators introduce Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act Janu The full text of this article is available to Trains Magazine subscribers only. The enactment of S.

the bipartisan Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of (PRIIA), would end this stop-gap passenger rail policy and funding process by reauthorizing Amtrak for Fiscal Years through and provide Amtrak, the states, and the traveling public with a comprehensive blueprint for the continuing improvement of the nation’s intercity passenger rail system.

History books, newspapers, and other sources use the popular name to refer to these laws. Why can't these popular names easily be found in the US Code. How the US Code is built. Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of Pub.div.

B, Oct. 16,Stat. Text for H.R - th Congress (): Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of Shown Here: Passed House amended (06/11/) Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of - Title I: Authorizations - (Sec. ) Authorizes appropriations for FYFY for: (1) Amtrak capital and operating grants, including capital grants to states, to the Amtrak Office of the Inspector General, and for accessibility improvements and barrier removal for individuals with.

PRIIA addressed the mission of Amtrak: defining the national railroad passenger transportation system, improving and adding transparency to Amtrak’s business processes, and setting expectations for intercity passenger rail performance and the roles and responsibilities of Amtrak and the freight railroads that host Amtrak service to deliver on those expectations.

The enactment of Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of will end the stop-gap funding process for Amtrak and will provide the traveling public with the security of a comprehensive plan for improving our nation's passenger rail system.

Up until just recently, the Federal role in passenger rail investment was overwhelmingly a bi-polar relationship between FRA and Amtrak. Until enactment of the Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act last October, there was no statutory role for States in the planning and implementation of intercity passenger rail except for the.

Chairman, the Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of is a great piece of legislation. I want to commend Chairman Oberstar and Chairwoman Corrine Brown. I know how hard you worked on this the last several years, both of you, and of course, Ranking Member Mica and Mr.

Shuster from Pennsylvania. the Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of hearing before the Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, and Security of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, Febru [United States.

The Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of (PRIIA), which created new railroad investment programs and reauthorized Amtrak for five years, required further federal involvement in developing the nation’s intercity passenger rail system, as did the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act of (FAST)—which represents a.

PRIIA Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of U.S. market for passenger and transit rail vehicles,by type (total market: $1, If the United States is to increase its investment in passenger rail and transit rail, several importantFile Size: 2MB.

Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of (PRIIA) •Established new federal funding programs for passenger rail services •Requires development of State Rail Plan –Addresses both passenger & freight rail –Inventory & analysis of existing rail system –Requires long-range service & investment.

Section of the Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of (“PRIIA”) authorizes Amtrak and the Federal Railroad Administration to work together to enact regulatory standards for on-time passenger-rail service, which then affect the freight railroads’ obligations to give Amtrak priority in using the tracks to allow Amtrak to.

Octo TO THE MEMBERS OF THE UNITED STATES SENATE: The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the world's largest business federation representing more than three million businesses and organizations of every size, sector, and region, strongly urges you to support an amendment offered by Sen.

Sununu to S.the "Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of ,". The date of enactment of the Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act ofreferred to in subsec. (j)(3), is the date of enactment of Pub.

–, which was approved Oct. 16. Thank you for inviting me here today to discuss the implementation of the Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act (PRIIA). As you know, PRIIA greatly expanded the Federal Railroad Administration's (FRA) role and tasked it with numerous significant responsibilities, including the creation of a High-Speed Intercity Passenger Rail (HSIPR).S.

Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of A bill to reauthorize Amtrak, and for other purposes.

Debate Amendments (GovTrack, Thomas)Votes by Sen. Sununu [R-NH] To prohibit Federal subsidies in excess of specified amounts on any Amtrak train route.

Status: Closed - Not Implemented. Comments: In OctoberCongress passed and the President signed the Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of (PRIIA).PRIIA was a comprehensive reauthorization of intercity passenger rail. Among other things, this law reauthorized funding for the National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak) for 5 years, articulated a broad .