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Ridership:

  • Over 987,321 Amtrak local riders in 2019.

Economic Impact:

  • In 2016, Amtrak generated over:

    • 860 jobs 

    • $47M in earnings for the Rhode Island economy

    • $760K in tourist spending

    • $61K in federal taxes, $28K in state taxes, and $11K in local taxes from tourist spending

Rhode Island Rail Projects that Need
Federal Investments
  • Pawtucket/Central Falls Station ($50,910,000)

  • MBTA Pawtucket Layover Facility ($37,000,000)

  • Providence Station Improvements ($28,750,000)

  • Warwick/T.F. Green Airport Station Expansion ($184,400,000)

  • C35 Projects (Estimated Funding Needed Through FY36)

    • RIDOT Stations: Warwick/T.F. Green Airport ($180,000,000)

Congressional Eye on Rhode Island
Rail Infrastructure