Tuesday, October 26 at 6.00 pm there will be a joint meeting of Burbank City Council and the City Transportation Commission. High Speed Rail is the first topic and the meeting is sure to attract… Read More »HSR at Burbank City Council meeting – 10/27/15 6 PM
First Published June 2013 As Noel Braymer has previously reported there is some discontent on the part of the San Joaquin rail board at being allocated two consists of the refurbished “Comet” cars. The two… Read More »Comet Car Access problem? A RailPAC solution.
Yesterday evening the Board of SCRRA (Metrolink) held a closed session meeting described as pursuant to public safety threat (or words to that effect. The notice is no longer on their website). The real purpose… Read More »Metrolink to Withdraw Cab Cars from Service
States for Passenger Rail Coalition Comments on Indiana’s Decision to Stop Sponsoring the Hoosier State
Portland, ME – March 6, 2015 – “It is a sad day when the federal agency which administers federal funding for Amtrak, and who has played such a critical role in providing grants to States to help develop and improve intercity passenger rail services, also is determined to require States and intercity passenger service sponsors who contract with Amtrak to become railroads” observed Patricia Quinn, Chair of the States for Passenger Rail Coalition, Inc. (S4PRC) and Executive Director of the Northern New England Passenger Rail Authority (NNEPRA).Read More »States for Passenger Rail Coalition Comments on Indiana’s Decision to Stop Sponsoring the Hoosier State
Indiana is fighting back against the FRA ruling, which is excellent news. The whole idea of the ruling is ridiculous. If a State hires a qualified operator to do a job it should not have to become certified to do the job itself. Boardman is again trying to use PRIIA and now the FRA to force the states into paying their monopoly pricing for service. This will not win him any friends outside the NEC. – Paul DysonRead More »Amtrak Statement in Response to the Hoosier Announcement
PRESS RELEASE Committee Leaders Introduce Bipartisan Passenger Rail Legislation READ THE BILL at http://transportation.house.gov/uploadedfiles/hr5449.pdf For Immediate Release: September 11, 2014 Contact: Jim Billimoria, Justin Harclerode Washington, DC – Transportation and Infrastructure Committee leaders today introduced… Read More »Bipartisan Passenger Rail Legislation introduced in U.S. House
The Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission (SCCRTC) is analyzing the feasibility of passenger rail transit service along the 32-mile Santa Cruz Branch Rail Line.
Complete an Online Survey on “Passenger Rail Goals & Scenarios”.
Your feedback will guide station, service scenario, and ridership analysis. Ensure the passenger rail study reflects everyone in the community. The Survey closes at midnight on August 3.Read More »Complete the Santa Cruz Passenger Rail Study Survey