Tags: "NARP"

26 Jun
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Alpine Texas comes out against national network train cuts

June 26, 2017 – TRA Newswire – Alpine Texas wants and needs its trains. Train service is important to Alpine. The town of 6,000 is located in far Southwest Texas on the way to Big Bend National Park. There are ...

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17 Jun
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#Rally4Trains events scheduled June 23 weekend

June 17, 2017 – TRA Newswire / NARPrail.org –   On the weekend of June 23, National Association of Railroad Passengers members and rail advocates from across the country will host rallies in cities across the country to support long distance ...

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17 Jun
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TranspoSec Chao says kill Amtrak national network & transit projects

June 17, 2017 – TRA Newswire / NARPrail.com – The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development this week grilled U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao over plans to slash infrastructure funding, eliminate Amtrak’s long-distance trains, and stall ...

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23 May
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White House Doubles Down on Cuts to Infrastructure Investment, Slashes Amtrak Routes and Transit Funding

May 23, 2017 – NARPrail.org and APTA.com – The Trump Administration released a 2018 detailed budget proposal that guts funding to Amtrak’s long-distance trains, and slashes funding to key transit and transportation funding programs, threatening to accelerate the deterioration of ...

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02 May
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Congress moves ahead on transportation funding

May 2, 2017 – TRA Newswire / NARPrail.org / APTA.com Congress released an omnibus agreement Monday that provides increased transportation funding for the remainder of Fiscal Year 2017, with $57.651 billion in total funding for transportation and housing programs—a $350 million ...

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01 Apr
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April 1 – NARP Flatonia Texas Rail Fan Event

FLATONIA, TX RAIL FAN EVENT Join members of the National Association of Railroad Passengers Houston and NARP Chairman Peter LeCody for a day of trains and food! Local rail fans are hosting a Flatonia Pavilion Party on April 1. The ...

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25 Mar
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Flatonia NARP rail fan event scheduled for April 1st

March 25, 2017 – TRA Newswire – Members of the National Association of Railroad Passengers Houston and San Antonio chapters will host a Flatonia Pavillion Party on Saturday April 1 with a day of train watching, food and informal rail ...

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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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