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Triple Play is a weekly NJBIZ feature that asks top executives in New Jersey to talk about three things related to their industry.

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Tony Coscia is chairman of the board at Amtrak, perhaps an underappreciated form of transportation that contributes to the New Jersey economy. Coscia, a partner with Windels, Marx, Lane & Mittendorf,
in New Brunswick, feels Amtrak's ability to get back online following Sandy showed its importance — one that carries on day after day.

We asked him to give us three ways Amtrak is a plus for New Jersey:

Amtrak operates 110 trains per day in New Jersey, from high-speed Acela Express service to Northeast Regional service — and even several long-distance trains. These trains provide mobility and connections to the Amtrak national network for New Jersey residents and businesses.

Amtrak spent more than $50 million on goods and services in New Jersey in 2012. That's real money pumped into the economy.

Amtrak employed more than 1,500 New Jersey residents, with total wages of more than $115M million. That makes us a top employer.

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