Historic Studies done by Reebie Associates in 2003 on I-81/I-95 corridor
A draft report and Powerpoint presentation on a marketing study done in 2003 on the I-81 and I-95 corridor are now available in the Resources Section of this website.… Continue reading
Higher-Speed Rail: Searching for Shared-Used Consensus
Steel Interstate Newsletter
Vol. 1, No. 3
Sept. 1, 2016
Welcome to the new RAIL Solution railroad industry update. In this periodic communication we attempt to keep you informed of key developments and place our Steel… Continue reading
Public campaign for New River Valley passenger train service announced
A new public campaign to expand passenger train service to the New River Valley is underway.
Diverse public and private groups from the Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford metro area formed a task force… 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
Feb. 7. 2014 |
U.S Vice President Joe Biden visited 30th Street Station in Philadelphia Thursday to unveil Amtrak’s new Cities Sprinter electric engine, which will power trains along the Northeast Corridor between Boston and Washington beginning Friday.
The… Continue reading
January 9, 2014 |
Well – it’s official. At least the paperwork.
Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell signed an agreement with Norfolk Southern for making infrastructure improvements necessary to extend Amtrak passenger rail service from Lynchburg to Roanoke. So far, so… Continue reading
Remind Virginia transportation leaders:
We want rail freight improvements & passenger service!
Thursday, November 14, 2013
Holiday Inn Staunton Conference Center
152 Fairway Lane
Staunton, VA 24401
Representatives from the CTB, VDOT, Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT),… Continue reading
Oct. 14, 2013
Amtrak reports that Amtrak carried a record 31.6 million passengers in Fiscal Year 2013.
Danny Plaugher, executive director of Virginians for High Speed Rail, observed that “These great ridership numbers only prove the point that when given… Continue reading