Opinion: Gulf Coast Passenger Rail project could hurt Port of Mobile, Alabama economic development

By Sean Ross, Yellowhammer; September 6, 2019 MONTGOMERY — A passenger rail service from Mobile to New Orleans sounds nice,…

Continue Reading →

Mobile, Alabama hesitates on backing coastal Amtrak return

By John Sharp, AL.com; June 25, 2019 Mobile city officials put the brakes Tuesday to a resolution requesting that Gov.…

Continue Reading →

Governor Kay Ivey says more info needed before Alabama commits money to Amtrak

By The Associated Press, Tuscaloosa News; June 9, 2019 MOBILE — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey said she needs more information…

Continue Reading →

Mobile, Alabama plans for new train station not a ‘slight’ at Governor Kay Ivey, officials say

By John Sharp, AL.com; July 3, 2018 About two weeks ago, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey declined to commit the state…

Continue Reading →

Southern Rail Commission apologizes, while former member continues to attack Alabama governor

By John Sharp, AL.com; June 28, 2018 The head of the Southern Rail Commission apologized to Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey Thursday…

Continue Reading →

Alabama, Mississippi Refuse Money for Amtrak Resumption

By The Associated Press, U.S. News & World Report; June 22, 2018 MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Plans to resume passenger…

Continue Reading →