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
Comments on Draft Nevada State Freight Plan
Submitted by RAIL Solution, August 5, 2016
RAIL Solution’s comments are in two parts. First we offer feedback on the specific text and provisions of the draft Nevada State Freight Plan… Continue reading
Nevada Land Ferry based on Steel Interstate Concept
Rail Solution recently assisted the Nevada Department of Transportation with their land ferry concept for transportation of trucks across the high dessert. Director of Development Robinson Foster together with Dave… Continue reading
Comment on Draft California Sustainable Freight Action Plan
David L. Foster, Executive Director
Steel Interstate Newsletter
Vol. 1, No. 2
July 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… Continue reading
Inland ports needed to increase the use of rail in the Norfolk Southern Crescent Corridor Valley Route in TN and VA
Nationally, more inland ports (terminals) are needed to extend the use of rail, reduce the number of trucks on… Continue reading
David Foster: Virginia transportation planning is biased toward highways
In an opinion piece in the Roanoke Times, David Foster, Executive Director of Rail Solution makes a good case that the current Virginia transportation plan is not balanced in its… 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
Norfolk Southern has placed online a pretty slick video of their “faster service from Louisiana to New Jersey”. There are some great scenes of the railroad, handsome engines and equipment, even some double track. Even more impressive… 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