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Why this private passenger rail faces heavy opposition

All Aboard Florida, a subsidiary of Fortress Investment Group , will soon issue $1.75 billion in bonds to help finance the construction of a passenger railroad line stretching from Orlando, Florida south to Miami. 837 more words


Southeast High-Speed Rail a step closer to reality (sort of)

Last week, a critical hurdle was cleared in the plan to develop high-speed train service between Richmond, Va., and Raleigh, N.C.

Federal officials approved the Environmental Impact Statement… 291 more words


The Amtrak Sunset Limited

One of my remaining 2015 bucket list items was to ride an Amtrak train – when I learned that the Ripcord in Houston was hosting its annual  98 more words

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My Two Cents: The Sun Times Made Awful Transit Advice

I’m not sure what the Sun Times editorial board was thinking when they penned a piece endorsing improvements to Chicago’s transit systems, but from what I read it doesn’t seem like they were thinking all that much. 1,008 more words


What's your favorite boondoggle?

Hey look, the state’s talking about boosting passenger trains! Cue the Republican Outrage Machine.

The Agency of Transportation has issued its first statewide rail plan in nearly a decade.

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