Bill Laitner

Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

Amtrak Blames Freight Trains for Passenger Delays Getting Worse

Amtrak train An Amtrak passenger train emerges from the North River Tunnels, coming from beneath the Hudson River to North Bergen, N.J. (Ron Antonelli/Bloomberg News)

Amtrak's "on-time performance" for its increasingly popular passenger trains is sliding to new lows, and it says that slow-moving freight trains that use the same tracks are to blame.

Bill Laitner | Detroit Free Press
February 24, 2020
Government, Business

Michigan Road Funding Bill Would Shift Dollars to Local Roads

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The 45 cities in Michigan with populations of more than 25,000 people are about to get a break.

Bill Laitner | Detroit Free Press
June 15, 2016