This week, Brightline announced that it is acquiring XpressWest, which designed and gained environmental approval to build a high-speed line from Las Vegas to the Los Angeles area.
Brightline is known for building and operating fast, reliable and comfortable trains between Miami and West Palm Beach, the country’s only private intercity rail service. (Photo by BBT609.)
September 28, 2018
6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Michigan Association of Railroad Passengers [MARP], the only inter-city transportation advocacy group in the state of Michgian, is happy to present Elaine Wilson, the creator of "Charting the Wolverine" as a guest speaker in a unique fund raiser and networking event. You can preview her work here:https://www.elaineswilson.com/charting-the-wolverine/
October 11, 2018
11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Presentation on the California State Rail Plan by Chad Edison, Deputy Secretary for Transportation - State of California
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.
Hopefully, you can join us in Rome on November 3rd to see how Italy has implemented the Phased Network Approach: building segments of high-speed line that benefit many communities at once.
You will ride high-speed trains of two competing companies, visit great stations and learn about local transit systems. An optional add-on to Bari on the Adriatic coast may include a visit to a construction site. Here are some highlights: