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MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT)– Local and national leaders are weighing in on the potential for passenger trains coming through in Middle Georgia.
President Joe Biden released his American Jobs Plan last month. The plan includes massive infrastructure projects to fix highways, upgrade bridges, and create passenger trains that would run through Middle Georgia.
United States Secretary of Transportation, Pete Buttigieg, spoke about the plan and how it will impact the area. He believes the passenger trains would boost the local and state’s economy.
“The overall vision for transportation infrastructure in the President’s plan is about $620 billion,” Buttigieg explained. “If you do the math and divvy it up,