Transit

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

AMTRAKOct. 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

http://prochoiceva.files.wordpress.com/2011/10/john_edwards_portrait.jpg?w=118&h=150On 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

Virginia Rail passenger route
from Richmond to Bristol

PRail Bristol

DAVID CRIGGER / BRISTOL HERALD COURIER

The Bristol Herald Courier reports that the Virginia Statewide Rail Plan
could include route from Richmond through Lynchburg, Roanoke and end in Bristol.

 

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