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    Rail Passengers President Jim Mathews To Testify Before House Transportation & Infrastructure Subcommittee on Rail; Amtrak Announces Record Ridership In FY2019; NJ Senators Call Out DOT Secretary Elaine Chao On Gateway; Pennsylvania Service Expansion Study Underway; Rally In Support Of Pioneer Restoration; Texas Voters Approve Houston Bond Initiative; State Of Washington Voters Slash Transit Funding; Flexible Dining Experience Report; WV Scrambles For MARC Funding; California High Speed Rail Approves Fresno To Bakersfield Segment; Chicago To Quad Cities Project Receives Funding Extension; MBTA Endorses Transformative Vision; All Aboard Minnesota Advocates For Fargo Service; LA Metro To Benefit From Signal Prioritization; NJT Looking At Transit Options

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    Top Ten Route Poll Voting Extended; Senate Approves FY2020 Transportation Funding Bill; Virgin Trains Get OK For Las Vegas Route Bonds; Hudson River Tunnel Test Boring Begin; Severe Weather Affects Amtrak In NE; MBTA Commuter Rail May Be In For Transnational Overhaul; Amtrak Roanoke Service Exceeding Expectations; Advance Assigned Seats Coming To NE Regional Business Class; Austin Expands Service; Colorado’s Revamped Transportation Plan; Denver Disability Community Opposes Service Cuts; New Station For North Brunswick, NJ; Seattle Leaders Scrap Rail Expansion Projects; Virgin Trains USA To Serve Port Of Miami; Now Is The Season of Giving

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    Still Time To Vote In Our Top 10 Routes Poll; Sen. Durbin Sends Letters To Amtrak And FRA on OTP; Amtrak: Host Railroads Responsible For OTP Issues; House Transportation Committee Democrats Aren't Involving Their Republican Counterparts In Work On A Surface Transportation Bill; Budget Briefing; Gateway Sought In Surface Bill; City of Martinsburg Unanimously Approves MARC Funding Contribution; CalSTA Seeks Grant Applicants For Transit, Intercity Rail Projects; Vegas Train On Track To Break Ground In 2020; Atlanta To Charlotte In 2 Hours 6 Minutes?; Plan To Award Honolulu Rail’s Final Contract Reaches Point Of No Return; L.A.'s Blue Line Reopening Soon, With A New Name; Winter Park Express Ski Train Expanding Service To Include All Fridays

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    Have You Voted In Our Top 10 Routes Poll?; Miami-Dade Approve New Brightline Station; Hope For West Virginia MARC Service; New Jersey Station Improvements; Bikes On Amtrak

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    Top Ten Route Poll Open; VOTE TODAY; Portal Bridge To Remain Closed During Rush Hours; Miami-Dade MPO Chair Supports Public Transit; Ceremony Kicks-Off Valley Flyer Service; New Stations Open; Additional Pacific Surfliner Trip Added; Public Transit Continues Ridership Growth; Norfolk, VA Exploring Expanded Light Rail; Chicago’s METRA Announces Capital Plans; MBTA Receives First New Red Line Cars

Arriving in Chicago, Member Josh Stephens
View from the Heartland, Member Josh Stephens

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