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

“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.


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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

Dick Beadles is a former president of the Richmond, Fredricksburg & Potomac Railroad.  That’s decades ago, and he’s long retired.  But he has a reputation in the rail community of being a creative thinker and a solid advocate… Continue reading

Saturday, November 16, 2013

Great meeting, and Great Press!

2013 Annual Meeting

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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

Commonwealth of VirginiaLast 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

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