The hearing will focus on Amtrak's structural reorganization plan, which was launched to improve the railroad's performance and accountability, according to a press release issued yesterday by Mica's office.
Scheduled to testify are Joseph Boardman, Amtrak's president and chief executive officer; Ted Alves, inspector general of the Amtrak Office of Inspector General; and James Stem, national legislative director for the United Transportation Union.
In November 2011, Amtrak unveiled its Strategic Plan for fiscal-year 2011-2015. The railroad now is undergoing a structural reorganization as part of that plan. The reorganization is projected to be fully implemented by the end of FY2013, according to the press release.
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