Did you know that you can renew your RailPAC membership by credit card? Yes, it’s true! You can renew (or become a new member) by credit card or PayPal account from the RailPAC website. It’s fast … it’s easy … and you’ll be done in less than 5 minutes!
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Today Amtrak released the Fleet Strategy Plan they promised was coming.
You can download the report here: Amtrak Fleet Strategy – Feb 2010
RailPAC will be releasing an official response soon.
We supported Proposition 1A and welcome the recently announced small down payment for High Speed Rail from the federal government. We are, however, greatly concerned by the growing clamor of criticism from some key politicians as well as the public and even some rail advocacy groups. It is extremely important that these first funds are judiciously spent so that they provide some immediate, tangible benefit to the traveling public as well as being a building block for the system as a whole. Continue reading
Part 1 of three parts of edited highlights of a great presentation
Report and PHOTOS by Russ Jackson
Yes, I know those trains don’t go to Sacramento, but on January 13 we boarded Texas Eagle # 21 at Ft. Worth and headed for San Antonio, then on to Los Angeles and drove up the Valley to Sacramento, combining a winter vacation with attending the very successful RailPAC-NARP [...]