Hotline

Your weekly source of fresh takes on news affecting America's passengers. See also the RPA Blog.

Hotline #1,040

RailNation Chicago Begins; Amtrak Service in Roanoke Returns; HSR From Seattle to Vancouver To Attract 1.8 Million Riders; Amtrak Could Face Delays Due to Degraded Rail Ties

We Need Your ‘Nose For News’! When you see rail-related news stories, op-eds, editorials, or letters to the editor in your communities, send them along to us! We include them in our social media efforts, along with the weekly Hotline. Send your news items to Bob Brady, [email protected], and we will continue to share it with the membership. Are you holding a rally, a community meeting, or another kind of rail-advocacy event? We can help spread the word if you send them to us. We

Hotline #1,039

Ride the “Afternoon Hiawatha” or 'Pioneer Limited' During RailNation; USDOT Seeks Public Comments; Social Media Branding Contest Kicks Off; The Pennsylvanian Safe For Now

We Need Your ‘Nose For News’! When you see rail-related news stories, op-eds, editorials, or letters to the editor in your communities, send them along to us! We include them in our social media efforts, along with the weekly Hotline. Send your news items to Bob Brady, [email protected], and we will continue to share it with the membership. Are you holding a rally, a community meeting, or another kind of rail-advocacy event? We can help spread the word if you send them to us. We

Hotline #1,038

Amtrak Service to Launch in Roanoke; Nashville Mayor Proposes Transit Overhaul; Honolulu Rail Tests See Early Success; NJ Transit to Test PTC

We Need Your ‘Nose For News’! When you see rail-related news stories, op-eds, editorials, or letters to the editor in your communities, send them along to us! We include them in our social media efforts, along with the weekly Hotline. Send your news items to Bob Brady, [email protected], and we will continue to share it with the membership. Are you holding a rally, a community meeting, or another kind of rail-advocacy event? We can help spread the word if you send them to us. We

Hotline #1,037

NARP Speaks on STB Hearing; Amtrak Knew of Failures at Penn Station; LA Metro Releases Kindness Campaign; Rick Harnish of MWHSR to Moderate RailNation Session

We Need Your ‘Nose For News’! When you see rail-related news stories, op-eds, editorials, or letters to the editor in your communities, send them along to us! We include them in our social media efforts, along with the weekly Hotline. Send your news items to Bob Brady, [email protected], and we will continue to share it with the membership. Are you holding a rally, a community meeting, or another kind of rail-advocacy event? We can help spread the word if you send them to us. We

Hotline #1,036

Mathews - Don’t Cut Trains, Invest in Them; Amtrak is “Ready to Build”; Lawmakers Meet on Infrastructure Plan; Brightline Receives Environmental Permit

We Need Your ‘Nose For News’! When you see rail-related news stories, op-eds, editorials, or letters to the editor in your communities, send them along to us! We include them in our social media efforts, along with the weekly Hotline. Send your news items to Bob Brady, [email protected], and we will continue to share it with the membership. Are you holding a rally, a community meeting, or another kind of rail-advocacy event? We can help spread the word if you send them to us. We

Hotline #1,035

NARP “Rally For Trains” Economic Report Demonstrates Disparities; USDOT Proposes Ease of Environmental Review; Adirondack Scenic Railroad Wins Court Ruling; Brightline to Receive New Train Set

We Need Your ‘Nose For News’! When you see rail-related news stories, op-eds, editorials, or letters to the editor in your communities, send them along to us! We include them in our social media efforts, along with the weekly Hotline. Send your news items to Bob Brady, [email protected], and we will continue to share it with the membership. Are you holding a rally, a community meeting, or another kind of rail-advocacy event? We can help spread the word if you send them to us. We

Hotline #1,034

House Passes Appropriations Act to Support Amtrak; NARP Gears Up To Celebrate 50 Years; Purple Line Moves Forward In Construction Process

We Need Your ‘Nose For News’! When you see rail-related news stories, op-eds, editorials, or letters to the editor in your communities, send them along to us! We include them in our social media efforts, along with the weekly Hotline. Send your news items to Bob Brady, [email protected], and we will continue to share it with the membership. Are you holding a rally, a community meeting, or another kind of rail-advocacy event? We can help spread the word if you send them to us. We

Hotline #1,033

Amtrak’s Coscia Urges Gateway Forward; Transit Services Begin After Irma; Dallas City Council Supports New Rail Projects; Amtrak Releases New Campaign

We Need Your ‘Nose For News’! When you see rail-related news stories, op-eds, editorials, or letters to the editor in your communities, send them along to us! We include them in our social media efforts, along with the weekly Hotline. Send your news items to Bob Brady, [email protected], and we will continue to share it with the membership. Are you holding a rally, a community meeting, or another kind of rail-advocacy event? We can help spread the word if you send them to us. We

Hotline #1,032

Anti-Amtrak Amendments Defeated; NY Penn Station Returns to Normal; Trump Discusses Gateway; Uber Partners with Sound Transit; Irma Causes Suspensions

We Need Your ‘Nose For News’! When you see rail-related news stories, op-eds, editorials, or letters to the editor in your communities, send them along to us! We include them in our social media efforts, along with the weekly Hotline. Send your news items to Bob Brady, [email protected], and we will continue to share it with the membership. Are you holding a rally, a community meeting, or another kind of rail-advocacy event? We can help spread the word if you send them to us. We

Hotline #1,031

Amtrak and Metro Houston Suspend Service; Officials Find a Way Forward for New Equipment for California and Midwest; NY Penn Station to Resume Full Service Tuesday

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