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With Amtrak crash, Congress faced a deadly rail danger firsthand - Congressman Burgess (TX) lent a hand

February 2nd, 2018
February 2, 2018 - - Jim Matthews, Opinion Contributor - On Wednesday morning, I asked my staff to post a cautionary video of a truck driver in Florida ignoring flashing lights and lowered crossing gates to drive across the tracks,...

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

March 20th, 2017
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, his...

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

March 14th, 2017
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 to...

Houston Rail Advocates Meet to Support Texas High Speed Rail Project

November 1st, 2016
November 1, 2016 - - 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 the...

Feds drop proposal to prioritize freight trains over Amtrak - measure on-time at each station

July 28th, 2016
July 28, 2016 - In a big win for passenger rail operators like Amtrak, a panel of federal regulators has reversed course on two proposals that the passenger rail service says would have led to significant delays. The Safety Transportation Board...

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