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The National Association of Railroad Passengers is launching a campaign to respond loudly to the Administration’s proposed budget, which would eliminate all fund
There’s been a flurry of news in the past week, both good and bad, that could have long-term impacts on passenger rail in North America.
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) is leading a Midwest Regional Rail Planning Study (MWRRPS), with the goal of creating a 40-year vision for passenger rail in the Midwest.
China expands their high-speed rail so often that it's hardly news. Testing began on their first high-speed line to Inner Mongolia. This is the first of three high-speed lines that will serve cities in Inner Mongolia.
A budget proposal for the rest of FY17 has passed Congress and is awaiting the signature of President Trump. Once signed it will provide increased funding for transportation compared to FY16.
Thank you to everyone who attended our Annual Meeting on April 1, and to our speakers for sharing their time and knowledge with us. We learned a lot about the importance of frequency, modern high-performance train-sets and much more.
The Midwest is home to some of the nation’s most vibrant cities, millions of hard-working families, rich agriculture and incredible tourist attractions. Today these assets are dispersed and our outdated transportation infrastructure makes them difficult to reach.
The Trump Administration released its FY2018 budget outline last week. It closely mirrors the positions of the Heritage Foundation, which isn’t surprising. Transportation Secretary Chao (pictured right) was a Distinguished Fellow at the foundation prior to accepting her role at the DOT.