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September 14, 2017

United Airlines Adds More International Flights Next Summer

United Airlines announced new nonstop seasonal service to four popular European destinations including Reykjavik, Iceland, Porto, Portugal, Edinburgh, Scotland, and Zurich, Switzerland. United’s 2018 summer schedule offers more options for United customers from more than 100 North American cities to conveniently connect to Europe with just one stop in New York/Newark, San Francisco or Washington/Dulles hubs.

United adds service between Washington Dulles and Edinburgh and 787 Dreamliner service between San Francisco and Zurich to summer 2018 schedule

“As we [...]

 
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September 1, 2016

Amtrak Announces New Trains for Service in Northeast

Over 10 million passengers traveled on Amtrak between Boston, New York City and Washington, DC last year, making the route the highest traveled route in the entire Amtrak system.  The second busiest route is in Southern California with over 2 million annual passengers.  Together, Amtrak’s Northeast Regional and premium Acela Express trains are operating at near capacity on a daily basis.

Amtrak has announced that they are contracting with Alstom to produce 28 next-generation high-speed trainsets that will replace the equipment used to provide Amtrak’s premium Acela Express [...]

 
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April 30, 2016

Amtrak Now Offers Bike Service on Vermonter Route between Washington, DC and Upstate Vermont

Amtrak is launching bike service on the Vermonter to provide passengers a more convenient way to travel with their bicycles. Tickets for carry-on bike service are now available for travel beginning May 1.

The Vermonter operates daily between Washington, D.C., and St. Albans, Vt., with service to Philadelphia, New York City, Hartford, Conn., Springfield, Mass. and Essex Junction, Vt., and other intermediate stops.

This service provides passengers with a way to travel with their bikes. Amtrak partnered with the Vermont Agency of Transportation, Vermont Department of [...]

 
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January 10, 2016

National Postal Museum Art Exhibition Offers Vibrant and Colorful Portrait of New York City

“New York City: A Portrait Through Stamp Art” is now open at the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum. The exhibition includes 30 pieces of original artwork commissioned by the U.S. Postal Service for stamp production, offering a vibrant and colorful portrait of New York City through March 13, 2017.

New York City has influenced American society through architecture, art, sports, politics and other cultural forces. One reflection of the city’s impact is the number of U.S. postage stamps with a New York City connection. When the Postal Service issued the voluminous “Celebrate the [...]

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