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
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
18 Jun 2014 |
Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that$13.1 Billion in transportation improvements across the state will improve mobility and drive the economy.
The new Transportation program reflects input from residents and the traveling public following a series… Continue reading
Lynchburg 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