Intercity Passenger Rail: Amtrak Needs to Improve It's Accountability for Taxpayer Relief

Intercity Passenger Rail: Amtrak Needs to Improve It's Accountability for Taxpayer Relief

by Phyllis F. Scheinberg

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Overview

Since Amtraks inception the Fed. government has provided the railroad with over $23 billion in capital & operating assistance, including about $2 bill. in FY 1998 & 1999 from the Taxpayer Relief Act (TRA) to make capital improvements & maintain Amtraks equip., as well as to make pay. on debt. This report discusses: how much Amtrak has spent in TRA funds & what types of activities it has funded; whether Amtrak has used TRA funds in accordance with the act; what the roles of the Amtrak Reform Council & the IRS have been in monitoring Amtraks use of TRA funds; & whether Amtrak fully reports its use of TRA funds. Charts & tables.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780756705008
Publisher: DIANE Publishing Company
Publication date: 11/28/2000
Pages: 70

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