New Orlando airport garage opens, first anchor to future All Aboard Florida Brightlineterminal

By Scott Powers, Florida Politics; November 16, 2017 A new parking garage with 1,600 spaces opens just after midnight early…

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Bike hub opens at Los Angeles Union Station

By Bianca Barragan, Curbed Los Angeles; November 14, 2017 Union Station is upping its bike game. A big, new bike…

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Lyft is “All Aboard” as Presenting Sponsor of the 2018 Amtrak Winter Park Express in Colorado

A press release from Amtrak; November 14, 2017: Lyft Offers Discounted Rides; Amtrak tickets start at $29 each way WINTER…

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California: Foothill Gold Line Light Rail Extension to Generate $2.6 Billion in Economic Return and Tens of Thousands of Jobs During Construction, Study Reveals

A press release from Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority: MONROVIA, Calif., Nov. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Today, the Foothill Gold Line…

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German long distance bus company Flixbus has U.S. expansion plans

By Adam Luehrs, GET.com; November 15, 2017 FlixBus, a German-based long distance bus carrier, has announced its intention to begin…

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Doctors Rank Train Stations for Healthful, #TastyTrainFood; L.A. and D.C. Earn Highest Scores

A press release from Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine: WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Holiday travelers who ride Amtrak will find numerous healthful meals…

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Amtrak Sets Ridership, Revenue and Earnings Records Solid results delivered in 2017

A press release from Amtrak: WASHINGTON, Nov. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Amtrak posted record ridership, revenue and earnings for its Fiscal…

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Missouri Sees Increase in Amtrak Ridership

From The Associated Press, U.S. News & World Report; November 16, 2017 JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri transportation officials…

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Ontario: 1979 train derailment became known as the Mississauga Miracle

By Carola Vyhnak, Special to the Star, Toronto Star; November 16, 2017 The city of Mississauga was asleep as disaster…

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New York City: In the Best of Times, the Worst of Rides

By Jim Dwyer, The New York Times; November 16, 2017 Over the last two years, riders have been leaving the…

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Dallas/Fort Worth: New Plan Would Put Security on Every DART Train, Around the Clock

From NBC DFW 5; November 15, 2016 A new plan was presented to the DART Transit Board on Tuesday that…

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Phoenix Police Department: Man nearly steals two locomotives from Union Pacific rail yard

By Joe Ena, ABC 15 Arizona; November 16, 2017 PHOENIX – A man caught in the engineer’s seat of a…

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Infrastructure bill: Are we doomed to repeat our mistakes?

A guest blog written by  G. R. (Dick) Green, for Railway Age Magazine; November 15, 2017 2018 will likely see…

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New designs released for Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station overhaul

By Andrew Parent, Staff, Philly Voice; November 15, 2017 Amtrak revealed updated designs last week for a proposal to overhaul…

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Canada: Rocky Mountaineer Chosen as 2017 Private Business Growth Award Winner

A press release from Private Business Growth Award: Canadian Business Recognized for Achievements in Shaping Canada’s Business Landscape TORONTO, Nov.…

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Canada moves forward with legal action against OmniTRAX over Hudson Bay Railway

Written by Mischa Wanek-Libman, Editor, RT&S Magazine; November 15, 2017 What began with a 200-year flood event may now be…

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South Carolina: ‘Trains have more power than God,’ Columbia mayor gripes after trains snarl traffic

By Sarah Ellis, The State; November 15, 2017 Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin was thinking about an old saying among politicians…

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Bill in Florida to tighten All Aboard Florida rules gets approval – but so does train

By Scott Powers, Florida Politics; November 14, 2017 A bill that would set tougher rules and safety requirements on the…

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Tough sledding in the loco market

Written by David Nahass, Financial Editor, Railway Age Magazine; November 14, 2017 Financial Edge, November 2017: Last month’s Railroad Financial…

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Texas: November 15th marks fifth anniversary of parade float-train crash

By Stewart Doreen, Midland Reporter-Telegram; November 15, 2017 Today, the Reporter-Telegram remembers arguably the most horrific incident in the history…

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Japanese train line apologizes for departing seconds too early

By Katherine Lam, Fox News; November 16, 2017 Commuters usually groan about delays and canceled trains, but a Japanese rail…

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Texas: Dallas and Fort Worth move toward high-speed rail connection … slowly

By Tristan Hallman, Dallas City Hall Reporter, The Dallas Morning News; November 13, 2017 Dallas and Fort Worth officials are…

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Iowa Pacific: Empty Rail Cars Roll Into the Adirondacks, Stirring Controversy

By Paul Post, The New York Times; November 13, 2017 MINERVA, N.Y. — The Hudson River is a small stream…

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Locomotives: An Erie, Pennsylvania without GE? Might happen

By Jim Martin, GoErie.com; November 14, 2017 In historic move, GE announces plan to sell its transportation business. Eleven days…

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Boston: Bradford boy gets train ride of his life

By Mike LaBella, Eagle-Tribune; November 14, 2016 HAVERHILL — Eleven-year-old Jesse DiChiara had the rare opportunity to stand alongside the…

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