New Amtrak CEO Richard Anderson seems sincerely determined to improve our nation’s passenger railroad in a way that the past few generations of Amtrak leadership have not. From a combination of Anderson’s public remarks along with Amtrak’s latest five-year plan, we can be reasonably sure that we’ll be seeing serious changes to the way Amtrak operates its services. However, it might also mean changes to where Amtrak operates, which could be cause for concern.
Phased Network Approach White Paper
Our new white paper details our market-based model for building high-speed rail in the Midwest. Building segments of high-speed line in phases as part of a regionwide network allows each investment to serve a much broader area making the whole network more viable and building a stronger constituency.
March 24, 2018
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Join us on March 24th to Celebrate our 25th Anniversary! Keynote: Martin Ritter, CEO, Stadler USA
November 03, 2018 to November 11, 2018
The best way to see how fast, frequent and dependable trains transform communities is to ride them and see the cities they serve.
Over the years, members of the Midwest High Speed Rail Association have traveled to see high-speed rail and transit systems in Europe and Asia. Each of the trips has been insightful and motivating. We have also made important business connections along the way.
Hopefully, you can join us on the next tour: Italy in November of 2018. The main tour begins in Rome on November 3 and ends in Rome on November 11. Rick Harnish will be your tour leader.