Art Lloyd receives Golden Star Award PHOTOS May 27th, 2009
Train Day, May 9, 2009, at the California State Rail Museum, Sacramento.
Photos courtesy Debbie Mullins, Caltrans Rail Marketing Branch; Comments by Bill Kerby, RailPAC Treasurer. (Photo) Art Lloyd with Caltrans Rail Chief Bill Bronte
Move the Sacramento Depot? May 26th, 2009
Sacramento Preservation Commission Votes to Leave Depot in Place.
Special Meeting May 21, 2009
Report by Bill Kerby, RailPAC Treasurer
With only one dissenting vote, the Sacramento Preservation Commission voted to recommend the City Council rescind its 2004 compromise plan that would have kept the Sacramento Valley Station in proximity of the Union Pacific mainline by moving the entire depot complex more than a football field length.
Passenger Rail and the CA State budget crisis May 21st, 2009
“WE HAVE NO MONEY SO WE HAVE TO THINK*”
Commentary on a vital current issue by Paul J. Dyson, RailPAC President REVISED 5/25/09.
Well, the party’s over for the United States and especially for California.
More Train Day Photos from LAUS May 17th, 2009
From a different perspective, by RailPAC Member Alexander Friedman!
Train Day PHOTOS May 15th, 2009
From Los Angeles, San Luis Obispo, and Ft. Worth!
May 9, 2009. Photos and comments by RailPAC photographers.
CA Corridors April 2009 Stats May 14th, 2009
Reported by Eugene K. Skoropowski
Managing Director, Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority
April numbers on the Capitol Corridor were somewhat improved from March, and a strong showing on the San Joaquins and positive numbers on the Pacific Surfliners were among the few corridor services to show improvement nationally.
RailPAC-NARP May 2 PHOTO Report May 11th, 2009
Photos and Comments by Noel Braymer, Editor, Western Rail Passenger Review
The meeting was held on Saturday, May 2, 2009, from 10:00 to 4:30 in the Board Room of the Los Angeles MTA.
RailPAC President Paul Dyson (right) opened the meeting with NARP Chairman George Chilson (seated left). Los Angeles City Councilman Tom LaBonge (center) welcomed the some 200 attendees.
RailPAC-NARP Meeting Report May 11th, 2009
William “Bill” Lindley of Scottsdale, Arizona attended the joint RailPAC/NARP meeting in Los Angeles and files this report and personal observations. Mr. Lindley is an Associate Director/website maintainer for RailPAC.
Resolution Calling for Amtrak to order new cars May 7th, 2009
Passed by approximately 120 RailPAC and/or NARP members at the May 2 joint meeting in Los Angeles.