Some key testimony and presentations have been submitted by RAIL Solution suggesting courses of action for the Federal Government in meeting its obligations to markedly improve its approach to transportation and particularly recommending steps it could take to encourage the development of a modern rail system.

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2015 Submissions

U.S. Congress

Senate

   Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

House of Representatives

   Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

 Submission of Draft Legislation for Feasibility Studies of Prototype Multimodal Corridors

1.  Summary of legislation that would implement feasibility studies for three (3) prototype multimodal transportation corridors in various geographic regions in the United States.

In the process of being submitted to the staffs of the above committee, February 2015.

Summary of  Legislation for Feasibility Studies of Prototype Multimodal Corridors

2014 Submissions

U.S. Congress

Senate

   Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

House of Representatives

   Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

Legislation for Enhanced Multimodal Corridors

1.  “Enhanced Multimodal Corridors by Implementing the Steel Interstate Act”, or the “Steel Interstate Act”, a draft of proposed legislation. This is a proposed bill, authored by Rail Solution, to amend (Reference Titles), United States Code, to streamline and enhance funding of domestic railroad infrastructure in the United States to expand capacity, promote efficient movement of freight, reduce congestion, connect various modal systems, and stimulate job growth and sustainable capital investment.  This draft legislation was submitted to the T and I Committee staff in May 2014.

Draft Legislation for Enhanced Multimodal Corridors

 

Submission of Recommended Initiatives in Response to the Recommendations of the
House Panel on 21st Century Freight Transportation

1.  “North American Steel Interstate- Future FAST American mobility rides on rails

Description of the Steel Interstate System and its Advantages

2. “Transportation Initiatives Responding to Recommendations of the Panel on 21st Century Freight Transportation led by Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr.” Submitted by RAIL Solution. David Foster, Executive Director, March 2014.

Transportation Initiatives Responding to Recommendations

3. “Appendix A, The Steel Interstate System- A 21st Century Railroad Network for the United States” Appendix A to Transportation Initiatives cited in reference 2 above, RAIL Solution, March 2014.

Appendix A

4. “Appendix B, Regional Prototype SIS in the Valley Corridor”  Appendix B to Transportation Initiatives cited in reference 2 above, RAIL Solution, March 2014.

Appendix B

2013 Submissions

U.S. Congress

House of Representatives

   Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

   Submissions to the Panel on 21st Century Freight Transportation

1.  “The Steel Interstate System – a 21st Century Railroad Network for the United States”*

*Testimony submitted to the Panel on 21st Century Freight Transportation, Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, U.S. House of Representatives, By A. L. Lotts, Director, RAIL Solution, 11125 Hatteras Drive, Knoxville, TN 37934, May 2013

Main Testimony- “Steel Interstate System——“

2.  “The Steel Interstate System – a 21st Century Railroad Network for the United States” Appendix A.  Proposed Multimodal Feasibility Study of the Valley Corridor, Organization and Criteria*

*Testimony for the Panel on 21st Century Freight Transportation, Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, U.S. House of Representatives, By A. L. Lotts, Director, RAIL Solution, 11125 Hatteras Drive, Knoxville, TN 37934, May 2013

Appendix A to Testimony- “Steel Interstate System——“

3.  “Executive Summary- The Steel Interstate System – a 21st Century Railroad Network for the United States”

*Testimony for the Panel on 21st Century Freight Transportation, Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, U.S. House of Representatives, By A. L. Lotts, Director, RAIL Solution, 11125 Hatteras Drive, Knoxville, TN 37934, May 2013

Executive Summary- Testimony- “Steel Interstate System——“

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