Amtrak Observation Car
The Amtrak Observation Car. From official website blog.

Here are some of the relevant travel news headlines and stories from the previous week through today:

  • Chinese city opens up pedestrian phone lane – The increasingly popular destination city of Chongqing in southwest China has opened up some lanes for people who constantly must look down at their phones as they walk about. (BBC)
  • Amtrak brings back dome car to NY – For the next several weeks, the New York passenger rail line between Albany and Montreal will be home to Amtrak’s last-remaining “dome car,” a car that offers windows all around and seating facing them for panoramic views of the fall foliage. (Skift)
  • United to pay up to $100K for FA buyouts – United Airlines is hoping that at least 2,000 of its flight attendants will accept the up to $100,000 payment for walking away, as the company struggles to rein in costs. (Reuters)
  • London to host Europe football championship – The iconic Wembley Stadium will host the Euro 2020 soccer championship, with the four quarterfinals taking place in Munich, Baku, St Petersburg and Rome. (Daily Mail)
  • Scotland stays! – By a slim margin of 55%, voters in Scotland have voted to remain part of the United Kingdom. (BBC)

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