Virginia
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Ridership:

  • Over 242,000 daily riders or 76% of total New Jersey Transit (NJ TRANSIT) riders in 2019.

  • Over 818,689 Amtrak local riders in 2016.

Economic Impact:

  • In 2016, Amtrak generated over:

    • 5,330 jobs 

    • $328M in earnings for the New Jersey economy

    • $3.4M in tourist spending

    • $378K in federal taxes, $144K in state taxes, and $78K in local taxes from tourist spending

Virginia Rail Projects that Need
Federal Investments
  • NEED TO INSERT

Congressional Eye on Virginia
Rail Infrastructure