Amtrak Celebrates Record Ridership But May Face Funding Cuts

http://cbsstlouis.files.wordpress.com/2011/10/amtrakrider.jpg?w=300Yesterday Amtrak celebrated its 30 millionth rider for FY2011 at the Gateway Multimodal Transportation Center. Despite record ridership, there is a federal proposal to cut funding for state-supported Amtrak routes.  These proposed cuts would affect routes between St. Louis and Kansas City and St. Louis and Chicago.

Source: KMOX – Amtrak Celebrates Record Under Funding Cloud