Opinion: Instead of subsidized transit, lawmakers should look to private rail

By Ross Marchand, Washington Examiner; May 25, 2018 In December, an inaugural Amtrak trip from Seattle to Portland ended in…

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Proposals from Utah artists requested for Golden Spike celebration

From Deseret News; May 24, 2018 SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Department of Heritage and Arts is accepting artist…

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US economy loses $340bn in revenue due to years of transport underinvestment – APTA.

By Dave Songer, SMART RAIL WORLD; May 22, 2018 Our failure as a nation to address America’s public transit modernisation…

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Walt Disney’s first love lives on at this historic California ranch

By Daniel Miller, Los Angeles Times; May 24, 2018 The steam-powered train rounds the bend, passing a rolling meadow dusted…

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Trespasser strikes, the whole dirty truth

By Doug Riddell, Railway Age Magazine; May 10, 2018 What I’m going to suggest will probably have the risk assessment…

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Teens killed by Amtrak train were watching passing train on parallel tracks heading in opposite direction when they were struck

By Mark Bowes, Richmond Times-Dispatch, The Roanoke Times; May 10, 2018 Two Chesterfield County teens were standing on one set…

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German railroad dispatcher detained after train crash kills 2

By The Associated Press, ABC News; May 8, 2018 A train dispatcher was detained Tuesday after a passenger train hit…

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