Tags: "NARP"

20 Mar
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Passenger rail advocates skewer Trump’s proposed budget; USDOT not ruffled

March 17, 2017 – RT&S.com – Passenger rail advocates called out the Trump Administration’s proposed budget for perceived hypocrisy and undermining the voters who put him in office while the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) response was more moderate. Acting ...

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20 Mar
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Prez’s budget calls for end to national network trains: NARP says National Or Nothing

March 16, 2017 –  National Association of Railroad Passengers  – The White House released its “skinny budget”—a general budget outline with few programmatic details and while infrastructure investment has been a major theme of President Trump’s campaign and first 100 days, ...

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16 Mar
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Trump Administration’s first budget calls for end to national network trains – dumps urban transit

Updated March 16, 2017 – NARPrail.org & TRA Newswire – The White House released its “skinny budget”—a general budget outline with few programmatic details—today. And while infrastructure investment has been a major theme of President Trump’s campaign and first 100 ...

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14 Mar
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Passengers oppose job-killing resolutions aimed at proposed Texas bullet train

March 14, 2017 – TRA Newswire – Freestone County Times – Washington, D.C. — The National Association of Railroad Passengers is calling on leaders in the Texas State Legislature to reject a draft of job-killing regulations aimed at the private-sector project ...

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17 Feb
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Big turnout at UT-SA hears why Texas needs more train service

February 17, 2017 – TRA Newswire – (San Antonio) – Over 85 interested citizens, students and members of the National Association of Railroad Passengers in Texas gathered on the UT-SA Campus Thursday evening and heard about an important high speed ...

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01 Nov
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Houston Rail Advocates Meet to Support Texas High Speed Rail Project

November 1, 2016 – CommunityImpact.com – A dozen Greater Houston-area residents met at the Houston Amtrak station Saturday, Oct. 29, in support of improving and expanding passenger rail services throughout the nation. During its first Houston meeting, the group—members of ...

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23 Sep
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Amtrak expands “Bikes on Board” to Texas Eagle & Sunset service

September 22, 2016 – ProgressiveRailroading.com Amtrak is permitting riders to bring bicycles on trains along several additional national routes, the passenger railroad announced yesterday. The railroad’s train-side check-in bicycle service has been expanded to the following routes: Cardinal, Sunset Limited, ...

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10 Sep
0

September 10 – NARP DFW Region Meeting

It is time for TEXAS National Association of Railroad Passengers members and friends to meet! Lets share thoughts about what we can do to bring about changes for better passenger rail transportation here in Texas. The public is invited to ...

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03 Sep
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Rail meeting held September 10 in Fort Worth

National Association of Railroad Passengers hosts regional meeting – Updates on Texas rail projects September 3, 2016 – TRA Newswire – National Association of Railroad Passengers Division Leader Bruce Ashton is inviting NARP members in North Texas to hear updates ...

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20 Aug
0

Amtrak names Wick Moorman new President / CEO

August 19, 2016 – NARP / TRA Newswire – Amtrak Chairman Tony Coscia announced that  Charles “Wick” Moorman, a long-time railroad industry leader, will be Amtrak’s next President and CEO beginning September 1. “Wick is the retired chairman, CEO and president of ...

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