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Canadian Commuter Rail Summary 2017

It’s that time of year again, where I scan through all the commuter rail timetables in Canada, to see how the the fastest-growing motorized transport mode is doing. 439 more words

Passenger Rail

Why It Took So Long To Build "The Q" in Downtown Moline

We are just weeks away from the opening of The Q in downtown Moline.

The $37 million project is about seven years in the making and is getting ready to open to the public in January 2018, along with the Element Hotel. 326 more words

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Crash by Design: Amtrak Cascades train crash could have been avoided

The derailment in Washington killing 3 passengers and injuring over 100 passengers was devastating, but not unprecedented. The Talgo rail cars involved in the crash were of the same Spanish design as that of the… 415 more words

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What needs to happen to bring passenger rail back to the QC by 2019

We may be just one year away from passenger rail returning to the Quad Cities.

On Thursday, December 14th, Moline’s Director of Planning and Development, Ray Forsythe, gave an update on the project when he appeared live on WQAD News 8’s Good Morning Quad Cities. 166 more words

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Why Is New Hampshire So Passenger Rail Adverse?

Five of New England’s six states have taken a very proactive approach to public transportation. In particular, they have all embraced the idea of upgrading their existing passenger rail lines with an eye towards expanding them. 664 more words

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Georgia Dome implosion to shutter some MARTA lines Monday

Monday’s implosion of the Georgia Dome in Atlanta is expected to disrupt MARTA service for several hours.

The dome is slated for demolition at 7:30 a.m. 163 more words

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Georgia Dome implosion to shutter some MARTA lines Monday

Monday’s implosion of the Georgia Dome in Atlanta is expected to disrupt MARTA service for several hours.

The dome is slated for demolition at 7:30 a.m. 163 more words

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