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Steel Wheels, 4th Quarter 2021 issue available online

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… Read More »Steel Wheels, 4th Quarter 2021 issue available online

RailPAC submits letter to California State Senate Committee on Transportation on Appropriation of Proposition 1A Funds to the CHSRA

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… Read More »RailPAC submits letter to California State Senate Committee on Transportation on Appropriation of Proposition 1A Funds to the CHSRA

RailPAC submits comment to California Senate Transportation Committee & Senate Budget Sub-Committee #5, Joint Informational Hearing on High Speed Rail

March 15, 2021 California State Senate Sub-Committee #5 -TransportationState Capitol, Room 5019Sacramento, CA 95814 Chairs Gonzalez, Durazo and Sub-Committee Members: After review of the California High Speed Rail Authority Revised Draft 2020 California Business Plan,the… Read More »RailPAC submits comment to California Senate Transportation Committee & Senate Budget Sub-Committee #5, Joint Informational Hearing on High Speed Rail

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

RailPAC submits comment letter on California High Speed Rail Authority’s Draft 2020 Business Plan

California High Speed Rail Authority’s Draft 2020 Business Plan was issued February 12, 2020. The public comment period is open until June 1, 2020 RailPAC’s submitted public comment letter is below: California High-Speed Rail Authority … Read More »RailPAC submits comment letter on California High Speed Rail Authority’s Draft 2020 Business Plan

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

RailPAC submits comment letter on Connect SoCal – The 2020-2045 Regional Transportation Plan/Sustainable Communities Strategy

The Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) regional transportation plan is nearing completion. As described by SCAG’s Connect SoCal website: “Connect SoCal – The 2020-2045 Regional Transportation Plan/Sustainable Communities Strategy is a long-range visioning plan… Read More »RailPAC submits comment letter on Connect SoCal – The 2020-2045 Regional Transportation Plan/Sustainable Communities Strategy