New York congressional representatives ask Amtrak to reconsider Toys for Tots decision

By Madison Iszler and Eric Anderson, Albany Times-Union; August 10, 2018 Three upstate members of Congress are asking Amtrak to…

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After Iowa Pacific in New York: Shuttered railway’s future uncertain

By Paul Post, The Saratogian; August 9, 2018 QUEENSBURY, N.Y. >> Warren County Supervisors’ Public Works Committee is scheduled to…

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VIA Rail sets ridership record over August long weekend

A press release from VIA Rail Canada; August 9, 2018: HIGHLIGHTS From Thursday, August 2, to Tuesday, August 7, 2018:…

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Façade work refreshes Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station as Amtrak shops its commercial-district plan

By Jim Saksa, WHYY, Philadelphia Business Journal; August 8, 2018 When Pennsylvania Railroad moved its headquarters from Broad Street to…

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Pennsylvania: Out-of-staters have lawsuits against CSX tossed from Philadelphia court

By Kyla Asbury, PennRecord; August 8, 2018 PHILADELPHIA — The Superior Court of Pennsylvania on July 20 ruled a trial…

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‘Rail summit’ seeking to bring together civic leaders

By Chad Frey, Newton Kansan; August 8, 2018 Invitations have been going out for a passenger rail summit, set for…

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Chicago and railroad police use of ‘bait truck,’ caught on viral video, is criticized by alderman, ACLU

By Jeremy Gorner, Chicago Tribune; August 8, 2018 A joint investigation by Chicago police and the Norfolk Southern Railroad that…

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National Transportation Safety Board: Enough blame to go around for Biloxi, Mississippi CSX freight train and tour bus crash

By TANYA SNYDER, With help from Mary Lee and Stephanie Beasley, Politico Morning Transportation; August 8, 2018 ENOUGH BLAME TO…

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South Florida: Tri-Rail targets third quarter 2019 runs to Brightline’s downtown MiamiCentral Station

By Rebecca San Juan, Miami today; August 7, 2018 Mobility options are expected to widen for residents in Miami-Dade, Fort…

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