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There’s a certain kind of transit advocate out there who will oppose new transit and rail lines if those lines offend their own personal beliefs as to what makes for good routes. In California, those advocates like to congregate at TRAC – the Train Riders Association of California. TRAC falls into the category of those […]

Sep 29th, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized

Amtrak today announced that fiscal year 2013, which ended on September 30, saw record ridership for the railroad: Amtrak carried a record 31.6 million passengers in fiscal-year 2013, which marked the railroad’s 10th ridership record in the past 11 fiscal years. During FY2013, which ended Sept. 30, Amtrak’s state-supported corridor services logged a new record […]

Oct 14th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized

Last week, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger wrote to DOT Secretary Ray LaHood regarding a proposed “demonstration” high speed rail run from Los Angeles to San Diego on existing infrastructure. It would have an implementation date of November of this year. Schwarzenneger-Lahood Demo Train First, it’s important to emphasize what the letter does not suggest.  This would […]

Jun 11th, 2010 | Filed under Uncategorized