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house Bill H.R. 693

To designate a rail right-of-way as a corridor for inter-suburban commuter rail, and for other purposes.

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      Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
    IntroducedJanuary 26th, 2009

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Official Title

To designate a rail right-of-way as a corridor for inter-suburban commuter rail, and for other purposes.

Summary

Requires the Secretary of Transportation to: (1) designate a rail right-of-way as a corridor for inter-suburban commuter rail based on certain qualifying factors and after a 30-day congressional review period; (2) provide technical assistance to expedite completion of inter-suburban rail service; and (3) prohibit increased usage of such corridor except to increase the availability of inter-suburban commuter rail.

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