NARP

The National Association of Railroad Passengers announced on August 8, 2014 that Jim Mathews will join the organization as President and Chief Executive Officer. Mathews will take over the role…
My first encounter with Ross Capon was some 40-plus years ago when he was Special Assistant for Railroad Operations to Massachusetts Governor Francis (Frank) Sargent’s administration. I was a member…
Ross Capon, the face of the National Association of Railroad Passengers (NARP) for 39 years on Capitol Hill, is stepping down from his role as president, and apparently will retire…
The National Association of Railroad Passengers (NARP) says progress is being made on establishing two new Amtrak routes from the railroad's Chicago hub, one serving the Quad Cities and a…
Two advocacy groups on Monday, June 24, 2013 filed a petition with the Surface Transportation Board to block New Jersey Transit Corp. and Princeton University from hacking away at NJT's…
After a half-century, America's celebrated cooperative model of transportation research has gained a railroad focus.
Ignoring or perhaps outright challenging Congress’ decision to eliminate U.S. high speed rail funding, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood on Tuesday vigorously defended the concept in testimony before the House Transportation…
Buoyed by recent state-supported extensions of Amtrak service that have proven popular, state rail advocates are clamoring for Amtrak service to be extended to Virginia’s southwestern reaches, including Roanoke, Va.,…