President rolls out 2016 Transportation Proposal
The President’s Budget provides a total of $94.7 billion in 2016 for the Department of Transportation to make the critical investments in infrastructure to promote long-term economic growth, enhance safety and efficiency, and support… Continue reading
On Wednesday evening, October 9, 2013, Virginia State Senator John Edwards, a long-time rail advocate, held another of his Town Hall Meetings to discuss passenger rail service to Roanoke. The session was held in the theater of the O.… Continue reading
Aug. 23, 2013
Apparently Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) would like to get more trucks off of Interstate I-81 and on to the parallel railroad.
Senator Warner was in Roanoke recently and, among other business Warner met… Continue reading
It appears that Rep. Duncan (R-TN), chair of the House Panel on Freight Transportation, agrees that it is the goal of almost everyone in transportation to emphasize rail and water transportation “a bit more,” as reported by the DC.… Continue reading
Virginia Rail passenger route
from Richmond to Bristol
The Bristol Herald Courier reports that the Virginia Statewide Rail Plan
could include route from Richmond through Lynchburg, Roanoke and end in Bristol.
Read… Continue reading
May 13, 2013
RAIL Solution submitted testimony to the House of Representatives special Panel on 21st Century Freight Transportation headed by Congressman John Duncan (R-TN 2nd) to promote the Steel Interstate concept as an essential part of the… Continue reading