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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


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


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


The Brightline Model

Brightline is coming! With two trainsets on the property and limited service starting in July, the most interesting passenger rail initiative currently going in the country is set to launch. 2,148 more words


Days numbered for York University GO Station

York University GO Station was my local train station for many years.  But for most of that time, I never used it because it was only served by two trains per weekday, which were not at useful times for me.   870 more words



The state of Colorado has taken an important recent step toward the return of passenger rail along the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. On February 23rd, the state Senate approved a bill to continue the mandate of the Southwest Chief Commission to maintain & expand passenger service in the south of Colorado, while expanding the Commission’s authority to explore further passenger rail along the entire Front Range. 398 more words