First, I want to thank everyone who offered us words of support, donations of used computers and monetary contributions to help us recover from the theft of our computers. It is gratifying to know that so many people value the work that we do.
It was a tough Saturday.
I came into the office and found that all of our computers had been stolen. Worse yet, they grabbed the back up hard drive, which we had stashed in an out-of-the-way place.
Are you fed up with the recurring fight in Washington over Amtrak funding? I know I am.
Every couple of years, a Congressman suggests eliminating Amtrak routes. Then, after dramatic political theatre, Congress budgets just enough for Amtrak to limp along for another year or two.
The US Senate Appropriations committee will meet Thursday July 27 to decide its proposed budget for FY2014.
Will you take a moment to ask your senators to support high-speed rail and expanding Amtrak?
They must be joking.
Today, the House of Representatives Transportation Housing and Urban Development Subcommittee is considering a bill that will slash Amtrak’s budget by a third in 2014--putting Amtrak’s future very much in jeopardy.
This week has seen a lot of action in the House Transportation & Infrastructure (T&I) Committee - with both good and bad news for supporters of high speed rail.
There is good news regarding the Chicago to Detroit/Pontiac corridor.
After weeks of uncertainty about who would replace Ray LaHood, President Obama this week nominated a new Secretary of Transportation - Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx.