Cincinnati Bell: Maybe you should take our name off the streetcar

By Sharon Coolidge, Alexander Coolidge and Hannah Sparling, Cincinnati Enquirer; August 31, 2018 On the cusp of the streetcar’s second…

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California bullet train project on track to blow through billions of more dollars

By Barnini Chakraborty, Fox News; August 31, 2018 California’s biggest boondoggle just broke the bank. Not only is the massive…

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Chicago Union Station redevelopment back to the drawing board

By Danny Ecker, Crain’s Chicago Business; August 30, 2018 A Chicago developer’s plan to revamp Union Station is heading in…

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Florida: Jacksonville Transportation Authority laying groundwork for downtown passenger rail

By Will Robinson, Reporter, Jacksonville Business Journal; Aug 31, 2018 Nat Ford, CEO of the Jacksonville Transportation Authority, notified the…

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As Amtrak Proposes Changes to Long-Distance Trains, Passenger Rail Advocates Sound the Alarm

By Justin Franz, Flathead Beacon; August 30, 2018 Passenger rail advocates are raising concerns about changes to Amtrak’s long-distance trains…

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All Aboard Florida’s Brightline gets approval for $1.15 billion in tax-free bonds for expansion to Orlando

By Lisa Broadt, Treasure Coast Newspapers, TCPalm.com; August 29, 2018 ORLANDO —  Brightline got the OK Wednesday to borrow $1.15…

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Manitoba: Deal for sale of Churchill line ‘will be completed shortly,’ Hudson Bay Railway assures federal regulator

By Sean Kavanagh, CBC News; August 29, 2018 Hudson Bay Railway is telling Canada’s federal transportation regulator a deal to…

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Ohio: Train station proposal causes friction between Elyria, Lorain County

By Scott Mahoney, The Chronicle-Telegram; August 30, 2018 ELYRIA — The county’s long-awaited passenger rail platform project, which would replace…

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VIA Rail Welcomes Pets on Board Trains in the Québec City – Windsor Corridor

A press release from VIA Rail Canada; August 29, 2018 MONTRÉAL, Aug. 29, 2018 /CNW/ – As of August 29, 2018, pets are…

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Nearly 500 passengers stuck on Amtrak Empire Builder passenger trains stalled by flooding

From WAOW News 9 ABC; August 29, 2018 UPDATE (WKOW) — Both Amtrak Empire Builder trains that were delayed in Central Wisconsin have…

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Rail safety issue not expected to impact Vermont

By GORDON DRITSCHILO, Staff Writer, Rutland Herald; August 28, 2018 Despite a dire-sounding story in a national rail publication, local…

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New England: Downeaster train service ‘not in jeopardy’ going into 2019, rail authority says

By Lauren Abbate, Staff, Bangor Daily News; August 28, 2018 Amtrak will continue to service the Downeaster route from Massachusetts…

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Quebec: Seamless travel between VIA Rail and Train de Charlevoix

A press release from VIA Rail Canada; August 28, 2018: QUÉBEC, Aug. 28, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ – With the imminent…

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Explore South Florida Aboard Brightline

By Allison Ramirez, Travel Pulse; August 28, 2018 Pack a weekender and grab a cocktail on board for a stress-free…

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Opinion: Meal service, two concepts

By William C. Vantuono, Editor-in-Chief, Railway Age Magazine; August 28, 2018 I’ll keep my remarks brief—which is unusual for me—and…

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Virginia’s 2019 Commemoration, American Evolution adds Amtrak as statewide engagement sponsor

A press release from the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation; August 29, 2018: JAMESTOWN, Va. – Today, the…

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Open letter to Richard Anderson

By John Heffner, Senior Counsel, Clark Hill Strasburger, Railway Age Magazine; August 27, 2018 Dear Mr. Anderson: I am writing you both…

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All Aboard Florida’s Brightline considers adding one or more Treasure Coast stops

By Jeff Ostrowski, Staff Writer, Palm Beach Post; August 27, 2018 The Brightline rail service is considering one or more…

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Texas: His first ride on a TRE train ended in an explosive 74 mph collision

By Domingo Ramirez Jr., Fort Worth Star-Telegram; August 27, 2018 FORT WORTH – Steve Fucile of Dallas had never ridden…

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