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Passenger Rail to the Imperial Valley

[also published in 3rd Quarter 2022 issue of Steel Wheels] Brian YanityVice President-South, RailPAC (photos by the author unless otherwise noted) (background map: OpenStreetMap.org, annotations by author) An exciting prospect for new passenger rail in… Read More »Passenger Rail to the Imperial Valley

Steel Wheels 3rd Quarter 2022 issue available online

The 3rd Quarter 2022 issue of RailPAC’s quarterly magazine Steel Wheels can be downloaded by clicking here. In this issue: Passenger rail to the Imperial Valley Introducing the ‘Aurora Group’ advocating for Amtrak’s National Network… Read More »Steel Wheels 3rd Quarter 2022 issue available online

RailPAC sends letter of support for San Dieguito Double Track Project Phase 2 grant application

The Honorable Pete ButtigiegOffice of the Secretary of TransportationUnited States Department of Transportation1200 New Jersey Ave, SEWashington, D.C., 20590 May 14, 2022 Subject: Letter of support for NCTD’s Application for Funding from the INFRA and… Read More »RailPAC sends letter of support for San Dieguito Double Track Project Phase 2 grant application

RailPAC sends letter of support for the Camp Pendleton-CP SONGS Bridge Replacement & Double Tracking Project grant application

The Honorable Amit Bose Administrator Federal Railroad Administration 1200 New Jersey Ave, SE Washington, D.C. 20590 February 28, 2022 Re: Support for the Camp Pendleton-CP SONGS Bridge Replacement & Double Tracking Project Dear Administrator Bose:… Read More »RailPAC sends letter of support for the Camp Pendleton-CP SONGS Bridge Replacement & Double Tracking Project grant application

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

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