So much of what we depend on for mobility of both goods and people, and hence our quality of life, requires good infrastructure.
Historically each generation has added somewhat to the nation’s infrastructure, from early wagon roads and canal… Continue reading
This year we will make a stronger effort to keep our participants informed of the issues we are working on. There is a fine line, I realize, between too many communications and failure to communicate, but I am going to… Continue reading
“The first law of holes is that when you are in one you should stop digging.”
OpEd in the Roanoke [VA] Times, June 29, 2014.
June 26, 2014 |
A letter to the editor of the Roanoke [VA] Times:
“Several years ago I-81 was designated a Corridor of Statewide Significance.”
“Longer term the best way to reduce truck traffic on I-81 is… Continue reading
Amtrak is offering a free residency program for writers.
The #AmtrakResidency program is designed to allow creative professionals who are passionate about train travel and writing to work on their craft in an inspiring environment. Round-trip train travel will… Continue reading
A March 3 article By Brian Palmer in the Washington Post points out that “Trains are far more energy-efficient than trucks — and they always will be.”
He also notes that “… freight trains have doubled fuel efficiency over… Continue reading
A November 24, 2013 column in the Roanoke (Virginia) Times points out statistics that RAIL Solution has pointed out before. The I-81 numbers for predicted increase in traffic that VDOT has been using in their “Six-Year Improvement Program” to… Continue reading
Saturday, November 16, 2013
Great meeting, and Great Press!
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the story on WSLS Channel 10 in Roanoke.
2013 RAIL Solution Annual Meeting
in Roanoke, Virginia
“By creating a rail system similar to the interstate,… Continue reading
Nov. 30, 2013
Last night I represented RAIL Solution at the Virginia Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) hosted public meeting for the Salem District. These hearings are held twice a year in the various VDOT operational districts… Continue reading