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Conductor Claude Robinson stands on the Amtrak Acela platform at Union Station in Washington, D.C.

Photograph by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Conductor Claude Robinson stands on the Amtrak Acela platform at Union Station in Washington, D.C.

Amtrak Responds to Mica Beef With Food Efficiency Plan

Given where the news fits into the magnitude of events in Washington, the press-release headline “Amtrak Commits to End Food and Beverage Losses” could be translated as “Titanic’s Band Promises Fresher Music Selection on Future Cruises.” Unless you’re Rep. John...

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Union Station in Washington.

Photograph by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Union Station in Washington.

Amtrak CEO Running on Lame-Duck House Chairman’s Borrowed Time

Rep. John Mica may not be able to yank the Transportation Security Administration’s chain during his final month as chairman of the House transportation committee. But he’s still got Amtrak. Mica, the Florida Republican who ceded his bid to remain...

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