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
By David Foster – RAIL Solution Executive Director – April 14, 2014
For years we have had a frustrating time in Virginia, the focus of much of our operations, combating a rigidly-entrenched highway-centric mentality among transportation planners at VDOT.… Continue reading
VDOT has posted the 2014 public hearing schedule for the draft 2015-20 Six-Year Improvement Program.
(These meetings have been concluded)
“Investing in Virginia’s Transportation Future: Fiscal Year 2015-2020 Six-Year Improvement Program.”
Public hearings… Continue reading
Feb. 7. 2014 |
U.S Vice President Joe Biden visited 30th Street Station in Philadelphia Thursday to unveil Amtrak’s new Cities Sprinter electric engine, which will power trains along the Northeast Corridor between Boston and Washington beginning Friday.
The… Continue reading
It appears that Rep. Duncan (R-TN), chair of the House Panel on Freight Transportation, agrees that it is the goal of almost everyone in transportation to emphasize rail and water transportation “a bit more,” as reported by the DC.… Continue reading