The train company is "exploring options" to boost its bandwidth from 10 Mbps to 25 Mbps, which would make it fast enough to stream videos and download big files.
Turning its back on traditional paper-and-punch tickets, Amtrak has launched a new program which turns tickets into mobile barcodes.
In yet another example of the proliferation of iOS-based devices in our world, Amtrak has decided to issue its train conductors iPhones to be used as electronic ticket scanners.
This week's Ask Maggie explains why Wi-Fi on the go is so frustratingly slow, and delivers some good news about the launch for the Motorola Droid Bionic.
If Amtrak seriously thinks that the inclusion of free Wi-Fi is enough to make people pay for an overpriced train ride that isn't really that much faster, then they're really in more trouble than we all know.
ZDNet's Patrick Houston tests a new Wi-Fi service on Amtrak's Capitol Corridor rail line.
Passenger rail company offers $100 worth of free booze to passengers buying tickets for some of its luxury lines.
A woman is removed from an Amtrak train and charged with disorderly conduct after she reportedly talks nonstop on her cell phone from Oakland, Calif., to Salem, Ore.
Amtrak doesn't care how much you paid, there's no way you're getting on this train. Plus, CNET's Caroline McCarthy is one of the sexiest geeks alive and Rana Sobhany joins us from Aux Interactive.
Measure passes by a 3-2 vote, paving the way for lifting the ban. Ultimately though, the Transportation Department gets final say.