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Canada Extends Algoma Passenger Service From Sault Ste. Marie

Yesterday morning, Canadian Federal Transport Minister, Lisa Raitt, announced that passenger service on the Algoma Central Railway (ACR) would be extended through March 31, 2015… 634 more words

Train math

How do I know that I’ve already ridden 986.9 miles (1,588.3 kilometers), or 72%, of Greater New York’s rails? As it turns out, a better question is, how do I know that there are 1,379.9 miles (2,220.7 kilometers) of passenger rail routes in the New York City region in the first place? 900 more words

Transit

As it turns out, I had left out about 10 miles (16.1 kilometers) of routes covered by the Long Island Rail Road in my calculations of the total length of the New York City region’s rail network. 59 more words

Transit

GDOT Seeks Public Input for Rail Plan Update

The Georgia Department of Transportation scheduled three public outreach meetings as part of a major update to the state’s Rail Plan.  The current plan was published in 2009.   121 more words

Policy

Improving American rail: Chicago's Union Station, part 1 - micro-changes for macro-results

Despite the overcast skies, afternoon light pours through the massive skylight that illuminates the echoing marble chamber that is the Great Hall in Chicago’s Union Station. 933 more words

Focus on Roads only Part of the Equation

Pothole season has opened a window of opportunity to talk about transportation funding. But the conversation, led by legislators and the media, has stagnated around fixing roads for drivers. 464 more words