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Please contact your U.S. Representative in support of COVID Relief Bill and Amtrak long-distance trains

Within the next week it appears that the House will have the final vote on its COVID Relief Bill.  As released, the bill has funding and a mandate for daily service of Amtrak’s long-distance trains. RailPAC… Read More »Please contact your U.S. Representative in support of COVID Relief Bill and Amtrak long-distance trains

Steel Wheels, 1st Quarter 2021 issue available online

Download the pdf of Steel Wheels, 1st Quarter 2021 by clicking here. In this issue: San Diego County rail improvements Public transportation in a post-pandemic world Prospects for future LA-Phoenix passenger rail Letter to California… Read More »Steel Wheels, 1st Quarter 2021 issue available online

RailPAC submits public comment letter on California Transportation Plan 2050

The California Transportation Plan (CTP) 2050 is the “state’s long-range transportation plan that establishes an aspirational vision that articulates strategic goals, policies, and recommendations to improve multimodal mobility and accessibility while reducing greenhouse gas emissions”:… Read More »RailPAC submits public comment letter on California Transportation Plan 2050

Steel Wheels, 3rd quarter 2020 available online

Download the pdf of Steel Wheels magazine, 3rd quarter 2020 by clicking here. In this issue: RailPAC and Steel Wheels Coalition to Amtrak: “Daily is Minimum Acceptable Standard for Long Distance Trains”, and Amtrak’s reply,… Read More »Steel Wheels, 3rd quarter 2020 available online

Steel Wheels magazine, 2nd quarter 2020 available online

Download the pdf version of Steel Wheels, 2nd Quarter 2020 by clicking here. In this issue: RailPAC President’s Commentary on COVID-19 and passenger rail California High Speed Rail Update Amtrak pandemic “Lessons Learned” commentary RailPAC… Read More »Steel Wheels magazine, 2nd quarter 2020 available online

President’s Commentary – Key RailPAC priorities for 2020

By Steve Roberts – RailPAC President [Originally published in Steel Wheels, 1st Quarter 2020] Greetings! In early January, members of the RailPAC Board developed options and came to a consensus on RailPAC’s policy priorities for… Read More »President’s Commentary – Key RailPAC priorities for 2020