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Amtrak sets Another Records for Ridership

"We’ve had record ridership for10 out of the last 11 years because the hassles of other modes of transportation whether they’re on the ground or in the sky leads people to look for an option."- Marc Maglieri

Amtrak set records for ridership in ten of the last eleven years. More than 31-million travelers have boarded passenger trains so far this year. Marc Maglieri is a spokesman for Amtrak. He spoke to WDET’s Martina Guzman about why passengers are looking for alternative travel options.