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Amtrak and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) have launched a new initiative, "PA Trips By Train," to increase interest and ridership on intercity rail in the state.The initiative, which features a new website that provides discounts on travel, offers excursion packages to popular events and destinations in Philadelphia, Harrisburg, Pittsburgh, New York City and points between, PennDOT officials said in a press release. PA Trips By Train is viewed as a way in which PennDOT is supporting passenger-rail improvements and communities served by rail, they said."The Keystone and Pennsylvanian services offer family friendly, convenient transportation options to our residents," PennDOT Secretary Leslie Richards said. "These excursions are a great way to experience the culture and events our state has to offer while trying a different way to get there."