Monthly Archives: March 2014
VDOT has posted the 2014 public hearing schedule for the draft 2015-20 Six-Year Improvement Program.
(These meetings have been concluded)
See the presentation by RAIL Solution
“Investing in Virginia’s Transportation Future: Fiscal Year 2015-2020 Six-Year Improvement Program.”
Public hearings… Continue reading
The Rail Transportation Division of The American Society of Mechanical Engineers is convening its annual Joint Rail Conference April 1-4, 2014, at the Cheyenne Mountain Resort in Colorado Springs, CO.
The theme this year will be “Railroad Engineering Technology… Continue reading
Amtrak is offering a free residency program for writers.
The #AmtrakResidency program is designed to allow creative professionals who are passionate about train travel and writing to work on their craft in an inspiring environment. Round-trip train travel will… Continue reading
A March 3 article By Brian Palmer in the Washington Post points out that “Trains are far more energy-efficient than trucks — and they always will be.”
He also notes that “… freight trains have doubled fuel efficiency over… Continue reading