Sacramento Rails: Presentation Files

As promised, we are providing the PowerPoint presentations presented on January 16th.
PDF Files of the Presentations:

CCJPA – 10 Year Vision for the Capitol Corridor
Sacramento Intermodal Transportation Facility and Track Relocation

These files are being hosted by the Coast Starlight Communities Network.

For more on the meeting, you should read these great reports:

Great Meeting in Sacramento by Noel […]

Response to White House HSR Awards

Commentary by Paul Dyson
$2.25 Billion for California High Speed Rail. Too little to make even the smallest impact, and relies on California matching funds. Did anyone tell USDOT that California is broke and can’t even issue passenger rolling stock bonds approved three years ago?Beneficiaries: Consultants and engineering firms.
Blue collar jobs created this year […]

RailPAC writes Senator Boxer re Amtrak Board

Senator Barbara Boxer
Washington DC
Via Fax
22nd January, 2010
Dear Senator Boxer:
California needs and deserves a representative on the Amtrak Board of Directors. At present there is no Amtrak Board member domiciled west of Illinois.

Consider that:
The State of California pays Amtrak almost $100 million per year for the state rail program.
3 […]

CA Corridors December statistics

Reported by DAVID B. KUTROSKY, Managing Director, Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority
NOTE: This article contains important future state financial information that Mr. Kutrosky discussed at the RailPAC-NARP Sacramento meeting, which will have impact on the state operated trains.

The Capitol Corridor December 2009 results are mixed with a continued ridership decline compared to December 2008, […]

RailPAC-NARP Sacramento meeting UPDATE

[ January 16, 2010; 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM. ] “SACRAMENTO RAILS”
In the California State Rail Museum meeting room where the 2008 annual meeting was held, 111 I Street, just west of the CSRM main building. Minimum Donation: $15, payable in advance: YOU MUST RESERVE BY JANUARY 13! SPACE IS LIMITED to 50, so E-mail, or call 916-833-4218 to reserve […]