Wisconsin: Report finds funding strategy for Milwaukee’s streetcar unusual compared to other cities

By Victor Jacobo, WDJT CBS 58; September 12, 2019 MADISON, Wis. (CBS 58) — A new report out Thursday takes…

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Las Vegas: High-speed train to California back on track, construction set for 2020

By Cinthia Maldonado, KTNV ABC 13; August 27, 2019 LAS VEGAS (KTNV) —  Las Vegas is one step closer to…

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Trump administration cancels $929 million contract for California bullet train

By Tony Bizjak, Bryan Anderson, and Tim Sheehan, The Sacramento Bee; May 16, 2019 In a dramatic move, the Trump…

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Boston Surface Railroad Company looks to raise capital ahead of 2020 opening

By LAUREN CLEM, Staff Writer, The Valley Breeze; May 15, 2019 WOONSOCKET – Plans for an intercity passenger rail between…

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Passenger rail advocate calls VIA Rail Canada’s proposed Ontario-Quebec a ‘tourist train’ to the ‘hinterland’

By Adam Swimmer, Toronto Sun; March 17, 2019 An Ontario passenger rail advocate has called VIA Rail Canada’s proposed $4-billion…

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At Amtrak, it’s no longer 1950

By Frank N. Wilner, Capitol Hill Contributing Editor, Railway Age Magazine; March 9, 2019 WATCHING WASHINGTON, MARCH 2019 – Amtrak…

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Amtrak: A failure of public enterprise?

By Frank N. Wilner, Capitol Hill Contributing Editor, Railway Age Magazine; November 14, 2018 From the November 2018 issue of Railway Age:…

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Rail advocates in Ontario want government to consider transportation strategy – including passenger rail

By Elaine Della-Mattia, The Sault Star; November 12, 2018 Passenger rail advocates are hoping the provincial government take the time…

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Rail, government officials mark 75th Street Corridor project in Chicago

Editor’s Note from F.K. Plous, Corridor Capital’s Director of Communications: The CREATE program has kicked off the single most important…

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How Minnesota is Transforming Itself into a Rail Star

By Jacob Wallace, Summer By Rail; July 14, 2018 Rafael Ortega is not the sort of man you’d expect to…

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Southwest Chief could be derailed by new Amtrak policy

  By Peter Roper, The Pueblo Chieftain; May 18, 2018 Long-distance passenger trains like Amtrak’s Southwest Chief are being targeted…

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California: SMART scores gas tax funds for extra trips

By Mark Prado, Marin Independent Journal; February 19, 2018 The Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit agency will receive $10.5 million in…

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New York/New Jersey – The right Hudson tunnel: Scale back Gateway to save it

By The Editorial Board, New York Daily News; January 3, 2018 Albeit on wrong-headed political grounds, the Trump administration has…

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Illinois bids again for feds’ help in easing a national rail headache

By Greg Hinz, Crain’s Chicago Business; November 2, 2017 Hoping that the third time is the charm, state and local…

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Illinois: Carbondale leaders reapply for grant to fund downtown multimodal facility

By K. Janis Esch, The Southern Illinoisan; October 4, 2017 CARBONDALE — In an effort to fund its stalled multimodal…

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