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The Role of Innovative Finance in Intercity Passenger Rail

Reconnecting America President & CEO John Robert Smith has been asked to testify at a hearing before the House Subcommittee on Railsroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials. The title of the hearing is "The Role of Innovative Finance in Intercity Passenger Rail."  A former mayor of Meridian, Miss., and former chairman of the Amtrak board, Smith has been an longtime proponent on investment in transportation infrastructure and, in particular, intertcity rail.