Building the Steel Interstate Seminar
American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association
Feb. 3, 2015 – Washington, DC.

Rail Electification and Expanding Capacity of U.S. Railways for Express Freight & Passenger Service

RAIL Solution Executive Director Dave Foster will be… Continue reading

2014 Annual Meeting

The 2014 RAIL Solution Annual Meeting was held on Friday, November 14, 2014 at the Hotel Roanoke in Roanoke, VA. Participants attended both in person at the hotel and by toll-free conference telephone.

Acceptance of minutes from… Continue reading

The best of two worlds? Perhaps.
With Amtrak coming back to Roanoke, blending access to the public bus and train seems to make a lot of sense.

Fort Wayne Transportation Center – Wendel WD Architecture.

Now to work out the… Continue reading

“The first law of holes is that when you are in one you should stop digging.”

OpEd in the Roanoke [VA] Times, June 29, 2014.


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June 26, 2014 |

A letter to the editor of the Roanoke [VA] Times:

Several years ago I-81 was designated a Corridor of Statewide Significance.
“Longer term the best way to reduce truck traffic on I-81 is… Continue reading

Lynchburg, VA train derailmentLynchburg Train Derailment – April 30, 2014

Wednesday’s train derailment is the 6th derailment in the last year in the US and Canada involving a tanker carrying crude oil.

This is not a new problem, but one that is fraught… Continue reading

By David Foster – RAIL Solution Executive Director – April 14, 2014

  For years we have had a frustrating time in Virginia, the focus of much of our operations, combating a rigidly-entrenched highway-centric mentality among transportation planners at VDOT.… Continue reading

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