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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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Proposed funding cuts could create a bumpy ride for Moline's passenger rail return

MOLINE – With passenger rail service slated to return to the Quad Cities in 2018, cuts to Amtrak announced in President Donald Trump’s proposed budget have officials here concerned about that project’s future. 284 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

Atlanta

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

Transit

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

Toronto

COLORADO FRONT RANGE PASSENGER RAIL – NEXT STEPS

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

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Bill would let DeKalb vote on MARTA expansion this year

A House bill introduced Thursday would give DeKalb County voters a chance to vote on a MARTA expansion as soon as this year.

Senate Bill 251… 168 more words

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