Freight railroads key to New Jersey’s transportation future | Opinion

By Chip Hallock, Northjersey.com; October 29, 2019 New Jersey’s key location and vast transportation assets—including seaports, airports and highways—make it…

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A mix of familiar and premiere-run cars, Autumn Colors Express ready to roll

By Phil Kabler, Staff Writer, Charleston Gazette-Mail; October 24, 2019 HUNTINGTON — On the eve of the inaugural run of…

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New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy touts River Line as economic engine

By David Levinsky, Burlington County Times; October 22, 2019 Gov. Phil Murphy sees great potential in NJ Transit’s River Line.…

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After Iowa Pacific in New York State: Company hopes rails will survive Tahawus route abandonment

By Eric Anderson, The Albany Times-Union; October 22, 2019 Johnsburg They’ve drawn 40,000 people to the Adirondack community of North…

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Atlanta, Georgia to Charlotte, North Carolina in 2 hours 6 minutes?

By David Wickert, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution; October 21, 2019 High-speed rail could whisk passengers between Atlanta and Charlotte, N.C., in…

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Tampa, Florida: TECO Line Streetcar nearly triples annual ridership

By Veronica Brezina-Smith, Reporter, Tampa Bay Business Journal; October 18, 2019 The TECO Line Streetcar in Tampa has closed out…

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Enfield, Connecticut council designates $670,000 for train platform for CTrail Hartford Line

ENFIELD — The Town Council unanimously voted on Oct. 7 to transfer $670,000 from the general fund into a separate…

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Orlando International Airport is right on cusp of major milestone

Editor’s Note: Many passenger rail traditionalists have questioned the wisdom of Brightline/Virgin Trains USA constructing its primary Orlando area train…

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Atlanta Beltline demonstrators: ‘We pay the tax, now lay the tracks’

By Stephen Deere, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution; October 6, 2019 More than 50 activists marched down the Atlanta Beltline on Sunday…

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Keeping Track With Rail Realignment in Wilmington, North Carolina

By Laura Moore, Greater Wilmington Business Journal; October 4, 2019 When the city set out to find a person to…

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For Florida State Senator Debbie Mayfield, it’s full brakes ahead for high speed rail

By Peter Schorschon, Floridapolitics.com; September 30, 2019 Sen. Debbie Mayfield appears determined once again to pass her Florida High-Speed Passenger…

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Full steam ahead: Grand Canyon Railway celebrates 30 years

By Wendy Howell, Williams News; October 1, 2019 In 1984, the city of Williams went down in history as the…

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Forget Ride-Hailing. Rail Is A City’s Most Cost-Effective, Least-Polluting Transport

By Jean Pierre Cresci, Kevin Smeets and Laetitia Plisson, Forbes; September 24, 2019 Railroads have always been part of the…

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South Florida: Virgin Trains, Tri-Rail Roll Toward Real Estate Boom Linked to New Stations

By Lidia Dinkova, Law.com; September 23, 2019 In South Florida, real estate development is fueled by universal factors like demand,…

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Florida Gulf and Atlantic Railway courts small business as it takes over part of CSX rail

By Deborah Buckhalter, Jackson County Floridan; September 17, 2019 Four months ago, in a “soft” transfer that was not highly…

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Commonwealth commemorates 10 years of Virginia-sponsored passenger rail service

A press release from the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation; September 18, 2019: Expanding passenger rail has improved…

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Further Investment In Public Transit Can Meet Growing Needs Of Late-Shift Workers

A press release from American Public Transportation Association/APTA; September 4, 2019: WASHINGTON (September 4, 2019) – The “Supporting Late-Shift Workers:…

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Opinion: An investment that could yield huge dividends in Oklahoma

By Arnold Hamilton, Guest Columnist, The Journal Record; August 29, 2019 When it comes to passenger rail connecting Oklahoma’s two…

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Lack of Freight Trains in Wisconsin Damaging Roads?

By Rob Mentzer, Wisconsin Public Radio; September 3, 2019 Wisconsin’s Northwoods needs more freight trains. That was the message of…

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Indiana Governor Holcomb sees South Shore Line projects as key to Region’s renaissance

By Dan Carden, The Times; August 31, 2019 MERRILLVILLE — Gov. Eric Holcomb remains committed to growing Northwest Indiana, and…

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Indiana: Michigan City finalizes contribution to proposed South Shore Double Track

By Stan Maddux, Correspondent, The Times; August 22, 2019 MICHIGAN CITY — Michigan City has set in stone its contribution of…

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Opinion: Rail is critical to moving Northern Virginia forward

By Danny Plaugher and Scott Surovell, The Washington Post; July 25, 2019 You don’t have to sit in traffic on…

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New England Opinion: Time is right for Berkshire Line

By Karen Christensen, The Berkshire Eagle; July 21, 2019 GREAT BARRINGTON — Major rail efforts are underway in Connecticut and…

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California: The future of transportation in the Inland Empire

By Darcy Mcnaboe, The Sun; July 20, 2019 With more than 120 people a day moving into the Inland Empire,…

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New England opinion: Let’s restore passenger service on the Berkshire Line

By Karen Christensen, The Connecticut Mirror; July 15, 2019 It is time to restore passenger service on the Berkshire (Housatonic)…

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