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March 02, 2016
Dylan Hayward

Two recent Surface Transportation Board proposals, with far-reaching consequences, are being reviewed at this time. The proposals introduce a revised definition to passenger train on-time performance (OTP) and ‘preference’ over freight trains.

February 25, 2016
Dylan Hayward

This past week the California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) released their 2016 Draft Business Plan

February 17, 2016
Dylan Hayward

Proposals similar to MHSRA’s CrossRail Chicago project are popping up everywhere!

February 10, 2016
Dylan Hayward

On February 9, President Barack Obama unveiled the last budget of his presidency, a $4.1 trillion plan that outlines spending for the next decade.

February 03, 2016
Dylan Hayward

We have long advocated for rail connections to airports throughout the Midwest in cities such as Indianapolis, Saint Paul, Milwaukee and others. Today we are sharing a new opportunity for a transformative project at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport.

January 28, 2016
Dylan Hayward

German rail operator Deutsche Bahn’s (DB) newest train the ICE 4, formerly known as the ICx, recently completed a 12-week comprehensive testing program at Rail Tec Arsenal in Vienna.

January 20, 2016
Dylan Hayward

Today we are encouraged by news that the Chicago Union Station Master Plan is moving forward.

January 13, 2016
Dylan Hayward

On January 6th New York Governor Cuomo presented a plan to transform Penn Station and the adjacent Farley Post Office into a world-class transportation hub. The project is being called the Empire Station Complex and is estimated to cost $3 billion.

January 06, 2016
Dylan Hayward

China recently opened Futian Station, which became the second largest underground railway station in the world! Located just North of Hong Kong in downtown Shenzhen, Futian is the latest achievement along China’s rail network.

December 30, 2015
Dylan Hayward

As part of their duty to uphold section 213 of the Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of 2008, the Surface Transportation Board (STB) has invited public comment on two recent proposals.

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