Amtrak plans to renovate the station it uses in Fargo, North Dakota by adding motorized doors, a ramp and a clear pedestrian walk ways.
“It’s the right thing to do,” said Amtrak spokesman Derrick James. “Americans have all sorts of different abilities, and people age.”
The improvements will also include aides to help those with hearing and visual impairments. The restrooms will also be modernized.
Fargo is served by the Chicago-Seattle/Portland Empire Builder.
In other station news, after talking about it for years, Amtrak has said it will be building a station in Marks, Mississippi.
The station is expected to cost $1.2 million and open in 2017.
Marks is located on the route of the Chicago-New Orleans City of New Orleans between Memphis, Tennessee, and Jackson, Mississippi.