New Jersey Transit rolls out rider communications initiative

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; December 7, 2018 New Jersey Transit on Wednesday announced it launched a communications initiative aimed at…

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Long Island Railroad says it loses $20M yearly from folks who don’t pay their fares

By Alfonso A. Castillo, Newsday; December 4, 2018 The Long Island Rail Road is losing about $20 million a year…

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Growing Alaska’s Gold Rush railroad

By David Thomas, Canadian Contributing Editor, Railway Age Magazine; December 5, 2018 Ever since the first rail was laid in 1898 to…

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There’s an easier way to board trains at Washington Union Station, so why doesn’t Amtrak do it?

By Faiz Siddiqui, The Washington Post; December 1, 2018 Head to Union Station any time during the busy holiday season,…

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VIA Rail Canada reports passenger growth for 11th consecutive quarter

A press release from VIA Rail Canada; November 30, 2018: • Ridership up 6.2% • Passenger Revenues up 5.1% Montréal,…

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Tampa Bay Times editorial: Brightline has started on the right track

By The Editorial Board, Tampa Bay Times; November 29, 2018 Tampa Bay’s connection to Florida’s two other largest metropolitan areas…

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Economist: ‘Strong case’ for passenger rail viability to Traverse City, Michigan

BY SHERI MCWHIRTER, Traverse City Record Eagle; November 28, 2018 TRAVERSE CITY — A standing-room-only crowd packed into a library…

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Central Florida: Study shows one-third of commuters in walking distance take SunRail

By Rachel Christian, Reporter, Osceola News-Gazette; November 28, 2018 Over 45 percent of commuters who live or work within walking…

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