Mass transit has also been mentioned – and that’s good – but now is the time to really rebuild Amtrak and the rest of our national passenger rail system … more commuter trains, more corridor trains, high-speed trains linking major cities, and new routes and more frequency for long-distance trains. All of it!
The best way to help is by contacting your representatives in Congress. You can also become a member of the National Association of Railroad Passengers, headquartered in Washington, DC. NARP does most of the heavy lifting on this issue. Go here for details.