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Commuter Rail: Information and Guidance Could Help Facilitate Commuter and Freight Rail Access Negotiations
GAO-04-240: Published: Jan 9, 2004. Publicly Released: Jan 30, 2004.
Commuter and freight rail services have the potential to play increasingly important roles in the nation's economy and transportation system as demand for these services increases. Because the cost of building new infrastructure can be costprohibitive, commuter rail agencies typically seek to use existing infrastructure--which is primarily owned by private freight railroads. Consequently, commuter...