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. 2, No. 1
February 1, 2017
Welcome to the 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
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