Member Spotlight: Amit Bose
Amit Bose has been associated with the Northeast Corridor throughout his career. In addition to living along the corridor in West Windsor, New Jersey, and working at One Penn Plaza East in Newark for NJ Transit, Amit helped establish and later served on the Northeast Corridor Commission. He also participated in structuring the commission’s cost allocation policy, helped the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) deliver a $2.5 billion Railroad Rehabilitation and Infrastructure Financing (RRIF) loan to Amtrak for its next generation of Acela rail cars, and worked on the environmental review of the following projects: Baltimore and Potomac (B&P) Tunnel, Susquehanna Bridge, NEC Future, Portal Bridge and Gateway Tunnel.
He has served as the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) Deputy Administrator, FRA chief counsel, USDOT associate general counsel and USDOT deputy assistant secretary for governmental affairs. During his tenure in the Obama Administration, he worked on High-Speed Intercity Passenger Rail grants for projects on the Northeast Corridor, such as Boston South Station.