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Who will Trump nominate? Perhaps …
Two months into the Trump Administration, the Washington Post says his nomination process, leading to Senate confirmation, is moving more slowly than any in history. The New York Times describes…
Labor’s double-down bet on Trump
With collective bargaining between 13 labor unions and the nation’s Class I freight railroads (plus some regionals and short lines) over wages, benefits and work rules in its third fitful…
Caltrain electrification proponents lobby Capitol Hill
Companies whose employees depend on Caltrain to get to and from work in the Bay Area joined agency representatives in Washington, D.C., this past week to advocate for approval of…
British Columbia to study Vancouver Island commuter rail
British Columbia Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Todd Stone announced on March 9 that the Canadian province will study options for establishing commuter rail services on Vancouver Island.
Amtrak committed to Gulf Coast service restoration
Amtrak CEO Wick Moorman reiterated his railroad's commitment in a letter to seeing rail service restored along the Gulf Coast.
Rails-to-trails activist Burwell dies at 69
David Burwell, 69, the Ivy League-educated lawyer-turned-public activist who helped convert abandoned railroad lines into trails and parks, died Feb. 1 at his home in Bethesda, Md.
BNSF settles environmental lawsuit over coal car spills
Could the conventional hopper car be going the way of the steam locomotive? In Seattle BNSF Railway settled a lawsuit brought by the Sierra Club and other environmental groups for…
Trump nominates Rosen for DOT No. 2 role
Jeffrey Rosen has been nominated by President Donald Trump as deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation.
FLA DOT rail projects budget heads to capitol
The Florida Transportation Commission approved the state Department of Transportation’s project plan, including freight and passenger rail, through fiscal 2022.
Record turnout for Railroad Day in Washington
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A record number of railroaders, suppliers, and customers on March 2 converged on the Capitol for the annual lobbying event known as Railroad Day to meet Congressional…
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