Bipartisan Passenger Rail Legislation introduced in U.S. House

PRESS RELEASE Committee Leaders Introduce Bipartisan Passenger Rail Legislation READ THE BILL at http://transportation.house.gov/uploadedfiles/hr5449.pdf For Immediate Release: September 11, 2014 Contact: Jim Billimoria, Justin Harclerode Washington, DC – Transportation and Infrastructure Committee leaders today introduced bipartisan legislation that improves the Continue reading Bipartisan Passenger Rail Legislation introduced in U.S. House

Sunset Limited in jeopardy is serious business: Part 1, Comments by RailPAC member Steve Roberts

I wanted to emphasize that the comments made by Russ Jackson and Paul Dyson on the seriousness of the Sunset Ltd. amendment are not overstated. (Note: See their commentaries also on railpac.org) The whole long-distance network is at risk. Also Continue reading Sunset Limited in jeopardy is serious business: Part 1, Comments by RailPAC member Steve Roberts

Sunset Limited in jeopardy is serious business: Part 2, Comments from the Texas Rail Advocates

NOTE: Reprinted with permission of Peter LeCody and the TRA, from their website: www.Texasrailadvocates.org (Washington) In a last minute voice vote on the House appropriations bill for transportation, Texas Representative Pete Sessions (R-District 33-Dallas) succeeded in his efforts to kill Continue reading Sunset Limited in jeopardy is serious business: Part 2, Comments from the Texas Rail Advocates

NARP Resolution in Support of Returning Passenger Rail Service Between New Orleans & Florida

The new NARP board has unanimously approved the following resolution in support of returning passenger service between New Orleans and Florida: NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF RAILROAD PASSENGERS              WHEREAS, the National Association of Railroad Passengers (“NARP”) has previously endorsed the re-introduction of passenger Continue reading NARP Resolution in Support of Returning Passenger Rail Service Between New Orleans & Florida

Why RailPAC supports High Speed Rail; Why RailPAC is not a cheerleader for the CHSRA

Why RailPAC supports High Speed Rail Why RailPAC is not a cheerleader for the CHSRA We have been asked many times about our support for the California High Speed Rail program, particularly as we have always supported an incremental approach Continue reading Why RailPAC supports High Speed Rail; Why RailPAC is not a cheerleader for the CHSRA