U.S., Vermont: Where Burlington’s long-awaited train terminal may be built

By Calvin Cutler, WCAX CBS 3; December 3, 2019 BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) Bringing passenger rail back to Burlington– we’ve told…

Continue Reading →

Alabama: Study examines feasibility of train service from Montgomery to Mobile and reactions are mixed

By Sara MacNeil, Montgomery Advertiser; November 27, 2019 A study on the feasibility for a train from Montgomery to Mobile…

Continue Reading →

Pennsylvania Commentary: Riding a government study absolutely nowhere

From The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette; November 24, 2019 I read a government report to see how much of the $200,000 cost…

Continue Reading →

Texas Central enters new agreement for high-speed rail project

By David Ajamy, Digital Reporter, Dallas Business Journal; November 21, 2019 The developer seeking to connect Houston to North Texas…

Continue Reading →

Northern Ontario passenger rail plan close to being unveiled

By Kortney Kenney, Staff, MyNorthBayNow; November 12, 2019 Several communities in northeastern Ontario, including North Bay, could be closer to…

Continue Reading →

Minnesota: Northern Lights Express supporters lobby in Washington, D.C.

By Staff, Duluth News Tribune; November 12, 2019 Supporters of the proposed passenger train connecting Minneapolis and Duluth were in…

Continue Reading →

Illinois: Project to connect Chicago to Quad Cities receives federal funding extension

By Mischa Wanek-Libman, Mass Transit Magazine; November 4, 2019 A project to connect Chicago to the Quad Cities via an…

Continue Reading →

Pennsylvania Department Of Transportation: Rail service expansion takes ‘critical’ step with Norfolk Southern study

By Mark Pesto, The Tribune-Democrat; November 5, 2019 A study currently being conducted by Norfolk Southern Corp. represents “the first…

Continue Reading →

Monroe, Michigan could be on track for regional passenger train

By Tyler Eagle, The Monroe News; October 31, 2019 The idea of a regional passenger train was the topic of…

Continue Reading →

Billionaire Branson Gets Billions In Bonds To Launch Vegas To California Train Service

By Michael Goldstein, Contributor, Forbes; October 31, 2019 Sir Richard Branson was in the news this week. Virgin Galactic, the…

Continue Reading →

Wisconsin: Another way to bring everyone together

By Jason Schulte, Baldwin Bulletin; November 1, 2019 When the new St. Croix River Crossing bridge came to fruition after…

Continue Reading →

Oregon group rallies to restore Amtrak rail service through Boise, Idaho

By Don Day, BoiseDev.com, Idaho Press; November 1, 2019 In 1997, the last regular passenger train rolled out of the…

Continue Reading →

Massachusetts commuter rail visions leave question: Who will pay?

By Chris Lisinski, State House News Service, Worcester Telegram; October 28, 2019 BOSTON – Two elected officials and two transportation…

Continue Reading →

High-speed train could race through South Carolina at 220 mph. Here’s where the stops could be

By Charles Duncan, The Charlotte Observer; October 28, 2019 A high speed rail line could take people from Atlanta to…

Continue Reading →

California: Virgin Trains USA project gets approval for $3.25 billion in bonds

By Mick Akers, Las Vegas Review-Journal; October 24, 2019 The proposed high speed train between Las Vegas and Southern California…

Continue Reading →

Baker City, Oregon editorial – Amtrak: Unlikely, but idea has merit

By Jayson Jacoby, Editor, Baker City Herald; October 23, 2019 Enough time has passed — 22 years — since the…

Continue Reading →

Northwest rail buffs signal for return of Oregon Trail Amtrak route to Boise, Idaho

By Tom Banse, Spokane Public Radio; October 22, 2019 As scenic train rides go, it would be a plum ticket.…

Continue Reading →

Richmond, Virginia Editorial: High-speed hopes

By Chris Gentilviso, Richmond Times-Dispatch; October 21, 2019 During weekday rush hours, as well as weekends, dozens of cars and…

Continue Reading →

Prominent Las Vegans gush over Virgin train to Victorville, California

By Dana Gentry, Nevada Current; October 18, 2019 The O’Jays — who enjoined people all over the world to start…

Continue Reading →

Mexico: Public-private partnership eyed for high-speed Querétaro train

From Mexico Daily News; October 16, 2019 The high-speed passenger rail line between Mexico City and Querétaro, suspended four years…

Continue Reading →

Vermont: Middlebury, Vergennes prepare for passenger rail

By John Flowers, Addison County Independent; October 17, 2019 MIDDLEBURY — The chief of Vermont’s rail and aviation division said…

Continue Reading →

New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority to Study Train Service on Freight Line Key to ‘Triboro’ Rail Idea

By Dan Rivoli, Spectrum News NY 1; October 15, 2019 It’s been 95 years since passenger trains rumbled down the…

Continue Reading →

Opinion: Thinking big about Big Rail in Massachusetts

By The Editorial Board, The Berkshire Eagle; October 15, 2019 There are so many passenger rail projects proposed for Massachusetts…

Continue Reading →

Colorado: That Idea For A Front Range Train Remains A Popular One

By Kate Schimel, Colorado Public Radio News; October 11, 2019 Right now, the best way to get from Pueblo to…

Continue Reading →

California: ACE on track for Manteca and Ripon stops

By DENNIS WYATT, Manteca Bulletin; October 9, 2019 The San Joaquin Regional Rail Commission is preparing to fast track decisions…

Continue Reading →