LOSSAN and the Coast Route – A Plan for 2008 and Beyond

A policy idea presented for discussion and comment.20th February, 2007
From: Paul Dyson, President, RailPAC.
Summary:
The current standard of service is unacceptable and is not good use of taxpayer funds.

Pacific Surfliner on time performance, ridership and revenue growth, and overall journey times can best be described as mediocre. With the levels of highway congestion and the cost [...]

Mom was right: We get more done when we work together

Commentary by Noel T. Braymer
The great success of the combined RailPAC, NARP and The Transit Coalition meeting in Los Angeles on March 17th can be credited to the co-operation and sharing of resources by the different groups. Also shared by the groups is a general consensus for the importance of and need for expanded rail [...]

The UP can fix ‘em FAST

See photos of the bridge fire scene in the April Western Rail Passenger Review in the mail NOW.
Trains have returned to the bridge destroyed by fire near Sacramento. Union Pacific Sacramento Bridge Update Saturday, March 31, 2007
Main Track Two of the bridge approach was open for train traffic at 1a.m. PDT today.
[...]