[SANDAG is pursuing both federal and state funding for a program of shovel-ready capital improvement projects along the Los Angeles – San Luis Obispo – San Diego (LOSSAN) rail corridor, proposing the same program of projects under the state’s Transit & Intercity Rail Capital Program (TIRCP) and the Federal Railroad Administration’s Federal-State Partnership for State […]
Click here for more information about the Riverside-Downtown Station Improvements Project Mr. David Lewis Capital Projects Manager Attn: Riverside-Downtown Station Improvements Project Riverside County Transportation Commission 4080 Lemon Street, 3rd Floor Riverside, CA 92501 Email: [email protected] February 17, 2022 Subject: Public Comment on Riverside-Downtown Station Improvements Dear Mr. Lewis, The Rail Passenger Association of California […]
If you support the restoration of Gulf Coast passenger rail service between Mobile and New Orleans, now is the time to voice your support to the Surface Transportation Board. This case will set a very important precedent for passenger rail across the U.S. Click here to sign the petition.
A tribute to Dana Gabbard Brian Yanity Vice President-South, RailPAC Some people come to Los Angeles looking for that legendary Hollywood agent with a Rolodex filled with “all of the important people in this town”. For me, Dana Gabbard was that “Rolodex toting” Angeleno, yet at the same time he was also one of the […]
Download the pdf of Steel Wheels, 4th Quarter 2021 by clicking here. In this issue: Northern California Passenger Rail Projects Vision for the future of Inland Empire rail Locomotive emissions New routes to San Diego Bi-Level Challenge Superliner Cars- Whats Next? Future rail service in Monterrey County Arizona News Nevada News and more!
For more information on the Coachella Valley-San Gorgonio Pass Rail Corridor Service Project, click here. Mr. Amit Bose Acting Administrator Federal Railroad Administration U.S. Department of Transportation 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE Washington, DC 20590 November 4, 2021 Subject: Support for the Coachella Valley-San Gorgonio Pass Rail Corridor Service Project Application for Consolidated Rail Infrastructure […]
The majority of intercity and regional/commuter passenger rail service in the U.S. is on tracks shared with freight trains. Therefore, sufficient capacity, safety and reliability of the nation’s freight rail system is vital to the interest of rail passengers. These two different uses of railroad infrastructure need not be in conflict. Both passenger and freight […]
A previous issue of Steel Wheels (Q3 2020) had a brief report on the Anaheim Canyon improvement project, and new Placentia Metrolink station in Orange County. This article will describe the major LOSSAN corridor projects in Orange County, which will have great benefit to passenger rail in the entire Southern California region. Orange County, with […]
Click here for more information about the Serra Siding Extension Project in Dana Point, currently under environmental review by the Orange County Transportation Authority. To: Chris Haskell SCORE Deputy Program Manager 900 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1500 Los Angeles, CA 90017 Email: [email protected] CC: Donna DeMartino, LOSSAN Rail Corridor Agency Managing Director April 11, 2021 Subject: […]
California State Senate Committee on TransportationState Capitol, Room 2209Sacramento, CA 95814 March 30, 2021 RE: Appropriation of Proposition 1A Funds to the CHSRA Good Day. My name is Steve Roberts and I am President of the Rail Passenger Association of California and Nevada (RailPAC). I want to thank you for the opportunity to view and […]