Building HSR on the Installment Plan   December 22nd, 2010

Editorial by Noel T. Braymer

“An honest politician is one who, when he is bought, will stay bought”. Simon Cameron US financier & politician (1799 – 1889)

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Tracking Rail News: December 2010   December 16th, 2010

Photo and Comments by Russ Jackson

. . . Winter has begun for Amtrak.

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Bikes and Trains   December 15th, 2010

By Noel T. Braymer

A major problem with taking the train is getting to and from the train stations. Ridership for rail service is dependent on the amount of parking since most people drive to the train station. Many train stations have full parking lots. Increasingly more parking structures are being built at stations. But these are expensive and can’t keep up with the demand needed for expanded rail service in the future. Increasingly at stations all over California we are seeing another alternative; bicycles.

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