View from the Southwest Chief outside of Barstow, CA - Member Bill Wrenn


View from the California Zephyr, Member Doug Kerr


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    Senate Passes Increased Funding for Amtrak, Passenger Rail

    Appropriations Committee emphasizes importance of National Network to Amtrak-served communities.

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    Senate Appropriations Committee Passes Fiscal Year 2020 Transportation Funding Bill – Amtrak Support Up $58 Million; Congress Works To Advert Government Shut-Down; California High-Speed Rail Authority Selects Preferred Alternatives For Rail Alignment; Funding For Los Angeles Union Station Run Through Project Announced; Progress For Las Vegas – Los Angeles High Speed Rail Project; Creation of the Southwest Chief Mayors Coalition Announced; Virginia Celebrates 10 Years Of State-Supported Services; Updated Plan For New Portal Bridge Project Released; Texas Central Signs Construction Agreement; Denver Rail Yard Poised For Transportation Development; Cleveland RTA Eyes New Cars; Alstom Expands New York State Plant; New York’s MTA Releases Historic Capital Improvement Plan

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    Amtrak Responds To Dining Concerns; Senate Appropriators Approve Spending Levels For FY20 Spending Bills; Amtrak Updates App; An Ideal State For Amtrak; What I Learned On My Summer Adventure; Virginia Receives Positive ‘Record of Decision’; Portland, OR Light Rail Extension Faces Funding Gap; Amtrak Announces New Acela ‘Non-Stop’ Amenities; PTC Installation Reaches 87%; New Wisconsin Funding Source; Chicago CTA Project Moves Forward

    What I Learned On My Summer Adventure

    From intern to organizer: a commitment beyond Summer by Rail

    An Ideal State For Amtrak

    Reauthorization Means It's Time To Wrestle With What 'Ideal' Means For A Publicly Funded Enterprise

View from the Heartland, Member Josh Stephens

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