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What might Atlanta's 'Union Station' look like? Check out Denver's

As The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported last week, at least one state lawmaker wants to revive dormant plans to build a multimodal passenger terminal in downtown Atlanta. 443 more words

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What might Atlanta's 'Union Station' look like? Check out Denver's

As The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported last week, at least one state lawmaker wants to revive dormant plans to build a multimodal passenger terminal in downtown Atlanta. 443 more words

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Trump looped into passenger rail dispute

Critics of the return to passenger rail service along Florida’s East Coast tracks are invoking President Donald Trump in an attempt to bolster support.

In a July 24 letter to Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao and Acting Assistant Secretary Lana Hurdle, the well-heeled residents’ group, “Concerned Citizens Against Rail Expansion,” contends that the Brightline private commuter rail service could have a negative impact on the safety of the part-time Florida man who now occupies the White House. 286 more words

Mass Transit Project in Works

http://ift.tt/2va9RHy Illinois is making plans to ask for yet another extension to complete work on the Chicago-to-Moline passenger rail connection, according to a state official. No final decision has been made yet on whether to seek the extension, the official said, but if it happens, it would be the second consecutive year that Illinois has […]

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Passenger Rail Bill Hits House Roadblock

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TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – A controversial proposal for the state to oversee aspects of high-speed rail — intended to slow a planned private passenger-rail service linking Orlando and Miami — might have been derailed in the House. 449 more words

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Moline's passenger rail safe from possible funding cuts

MOLINE – Under President Donald Trump’s federal budget proposal, overall Amtrak funds would be cut by $2.4 billion, or 13-percent.

The document also states the budget would help the Transportation Department focus on “vital federal safety oversight functions and investing in nationally and regionally significant transportation infrastructure projects.” 193 more words

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How Emory's Atlanta Annexation Might Work

Emory University’s main campus almost abuts the boundary of the City of Atlanta near the intersection of Johnson Road and Briarcliff Road, but almost, as they say, only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades. 379 more words

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