Hotline

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

Hotline #1,072

Bus Substitution Considered for Segment of Southwest Chief; NY Times Highlights Koch Support of Anti-Transit; Alabama Will Not Support Reintroduction of Amtrak; MBTA: NSRL To Cost Up To $21.5B; SEPTA Offers Look at "Downtown Link”

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Hotline #1,071

Hartford Line Ribbon Cutting; Senate Committee Approves $1.9B for Amtrak; NEC Receives New Amtrak Menu; MA Official Issues RFP for Western Rail Service

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Hotline #1,070

Sen. Manchin Secures Language For Amtrak Agents; Amtrak Responds to Railroad Passenger Car Groups; Union Groups Condemn Amtrak Changes; Hartford Line To Open June 15

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Hotline #1,069

Rail Passengers Back Texas Central At STB; Acela To Have Assigned Seats; PTC Installed on 30% of Commuter Rail Miles; Boca Raton Now Brightline Quiet Zone; FTA Issues New Procedures on PPPs

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Hotline #1,068

Mathews Meets With Anderson, Gardner; Summer By Rail Launches Saturday; Brightline’s Opening In Miami Sold Out; NTSB To Hold Hearings on Amtrak Accidents; LIRR and NYCT Release Upgrade Plans

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Hotline #1,067

Protests Show Support for SW Chief; Sen. Durbin Calls on FRA to Improve Amtrak OTP; Brightline to Begin Miami Service; FRA To Provide PTC Grants

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Hotline #1,066

Former Amtrak President Questions Current Execs' Motives; RPA Issues Letter in Response to Amtrak's SW Chief Announcement; Quiet Zones To Start As Early As Monday For Brightline

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Hotline #1,065

Amtrak Turns 47 During Turbulent Changes; NJ Transit Behind PTC Schedule; Brightline To Cover Costs Of Rail Crossings In Some Counties; SBR 3 Gets Updated Website

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Hotline #1,064

Join Amtrak Mayors' Petition; DOT Establishes Funding Program; SBR 3 To Launch In May; Rail Passengers Meets With Amtrak; Simulated Service For Brightline

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Hotline #1,063

RPA Responds to Amtrak Changing Food Quality; Brightline Officials Defend HSR Service; Chicago’s Metra plans $84.8 million for construction and repairs; RPA Board of Directors Election Results

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