Texas: Fort Worth high-speed passenger-rail study gets funding

  By John Austin, State Reporter, Athens Review; April 27, 2018 AUSTIN — Backers continue to move along on plans…

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Osceola County Commissioner hopes to bolster SunRail ridership throughout Central Florida

By Julie Gargotta, Spectrum News 13; April 26, 2018 OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. — When it comes to commuter rail ridership,…

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Union Pacific Announces National Park Foundation Partnership Encouraging Next Gen to Explore America’s Backyard

A press release from Union Pacific Railroad; April 27, 2018: Omaha, Neb., April 27, 2018 Union Pacific’s history with the…

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Proposed Los Angeles Aerial Tram Would Connect Dodger Stadium, Union Station

By Sean P. Thomas, Los Angeles Downtown News; April 26, 2018 Nearly everyone who has ever gone to Dodger Stadium…

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Senators displeased with USDOT changing TIGER Grant program

By LAUREN GARDNER, With help from Brianna Gurciullo and Alex Guillen, Politico Morning Transportation; April 30, 2018 TIGER BEAT: The…

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California: Expanded train service coming to Modesto, Merced; what it means for commuters

By John Holland, The Modesto Bee; April 27, 2018 The state Thursday put another $500.5 million into expanding passenger rail…

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Long Island Rail Road’s double-track project nears completion

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; April 30, 2018 MTA Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) this spring will enter the final phases…

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Lamy, New Mexico Amtrak station losing ticket window

  By Tripp Stelnicki, The New Mexican; April 29  2018 The online list of “features” at the Amtrak station in…

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North Carolina: Sneak peek of Raleigh’s ‘front door’ — the new Union Station

By Ben Graham, Staff Writer, Triangle Business Journal; April 27, 2018 In Raleigh’s new Union Station, sleek wooden benches and…

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Chicago Metra is an example of how mobile can trump the website

By Praveen Puri, Contributing Writer, Chicago Business Journal; April 26, 2018 Metra, which provides rail service to Chicago from the…

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Is Trouble Brewing at Chicago’s Union Station?

A press release from Holland & Knight; April 27, 2018: A recent filing at the U.S. Surface Transportation Board (STB)…

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NEW LOOK: Schenectady, New York Amtrak station taking shape across from new casino, slated for fall

By Anne McCloy, WRGB CBS 6 News; April 26, 2018 SCHENECTADY, NY (WRGB) NYSDOT officials say the new Amtrak station…

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The Daily CSX: ‘Midnight Rider’ Case: Judge Denies CSX’s Motion For New Trial In Sarah Jones Death

By Anita Busch, Deadline Hollywood; April 27, 2018 CSX’s petition for a new trial in the case of Midnight Rider…

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Billions from gas tax and vehicle fees will go to transit projects, California officials announce

By Patrick McGreevy and Laura J. Nelson, Los Angeles Times; April 26, 2018 State officials announced Thursday that $2.4 billion from…

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All Aboard Florida’s Brightline trains look empty? Palm Beach Post counts how many were on board

Comment: CCRail has worked hard to provide a wide range of coverage about All Aboard Florida’s entrepreneurial Brightline passenger train…

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All Aboard Florida’s Brightline: What we learned after 44 trips on the train

By Jennifer Sorentrue and Mahima Singh, Staff Writers, Palm Beach Post; April 27, 2018 A dozen Palm Beach Post reporters…

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With 76 train deaths in 3 years, Florida East Coast railroad is more dangerous than reported

By Lisa Broadt, TCPalm.com; April 27, 2018 The Federal Railroad Administration in a 2015 report described trespassing on the Florida…

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Fly Amtrak! Uh, Mr. CEO, how’s the Weather and where’s the Food?

Note: This is commentary by Russ Jackson, the distinguished retired editor of the Western Rail Passenger Review. Mr. Jackson has…

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Amtrak should focus on medium-distance corridors, says Anderson

From Railway Gazette; April 27, 2018 USA: Amtrak should focus on its medium-distance operations and prioritise investment in a network…

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West Central Wisconsin: Eau Claire to St. Paul rail line backers upbeat

By Julian Emerson, Leader-Telegram; April 27, 2018 The possibility of a passenger rail line linking Eau Claire with the Twin…

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