high speed rail

Remarks by 2014 W. Graham Claytor Jr. Award for Distinguished Service to Passenger Transportation recipient Al Engel at Railway Age’s 21st Passenger Trains on Freight Railroad Conference, Oct. 29, 2014.
“Don’t believe the New York Times or the train haters who cite it: High speed rail is not an $11 billion failure.”
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Illinois has led the pack among Midwest states eager to improve intercity passenger rail service, particularly higher-speed rail (HrSR), both in terms of verbal support and fiscal commitment. The federal…
My heartiest congratulations to CNN’s Anderson Cooper and Drew Griffin. You two numbskulls have just been awarded Premier Level membership in the “I Know Absolutely Nothing About Railroads But I’ll…
Amtrak begins the new year by formally planning to request revisions to Federal Railroad Administration safety standards to facilitate lighter-weight high speed rail equipment, a move U.S. rail advocates have…
The American Public Transportation Association late Monday released a statement from APTA President and CEO Michael Melaniphy, praising the six-year transportation plan announced by President Obama in his budget proposal.
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…