Fitting tribute to Amtrak champion

The body of Sen. Frank Lautenberg, the tireless champion of passenger rail who died on Monday, will be transported to Arlington National Cemetery on an Amtrak train what will originate in the station that bears his name.  Screen Shot 2013-06-05 at 2.57.15 PMSen. Lautenberg was the last surviving World War II veteran to serve in the senate.

More details are in this post on Transportation Nation.

In another post on Monday, Peter Rogoff, the head of the Federal Transit Administration was quoted as saying “Every transit rider — not just in New Jersey but in America — owes a huge debt of gratitude to the efforts of Senator Frank Lautenberg.”