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For 20 years I have riden the Train from Washington DC to points North, and vice versa of course. Train Travel, unlike the automobile, is inherently social. In the bad old days, in the 80's I ...
by KStreetProjector
Comment Count 306 comments on Sat Aug 23, 2008 at 05:54 AM PDT with 848 Recommends
[http://midnight-populist.blogspot.com/2009/02/youre-from-ohio-you-idiot-dont-screw.html Burning the Midnight Oil for a Brawny Recovery ]
by BruceMcF
Comment Count 480 comments on Sat Feb 14, 2009 at 04:27 PM PST with 604 Recommends
Kasich: Passenger rail is 'dead' "Passenger rail is not in Ohio's future,
by Zwoof
Comment Count 877 comments on Thu Nov 04, 2010 at 05:08 PM PDT with 510 Recommends
Note: Californians, Vote Yes on Prop 1 Over the past two years, I've looked at several levels of rail in the nation's transportation system "True" or "Very" High Speed Rail (HSR)
by BruceMcF
Comment Count 526 comments on Fri Aug 15, 2008 at 02:26 PM PDT with 485 Recommends
"Everyone's a rail fan. Some people are just quieter about it than others." That's ...
by elfling
Comment Count 477 comments on Mon Jan 28, 2008 at 08:21 AM PST with 460 Recommends
What if we just set the ground rules for a High Speed Rail system and let projects be put together catch as catch can. What would happen? Well, I reckon it would end up looking something like this:
by BruceMcF
Comment Count 726 comments on Thu Mar 22, 2007 at 04:39 AM PDT with 384 Recommends
(Written by an American expat hi-speed rail traveler's first hand experience living in the European Union) (Updated August 15th 2011) Isn't it time for America to finally get on board with hi-...
by Democrats Ramshield
Comment Count 314 comments on Fri Nov 19, 2010 at 05:58 AM PST with 278 Recommends
We talk about green jobs. Building wind mills, installing solar panels, and all that jazz. But how about something even more down-to-earth, something that's been proven to work in history and ...
by HMBeast
Comment Count 495 comments on Sat Nov 22, 2008 at 01:09 PM PST with 262 Recommends
This whole diary was written by European Tribune front pager *DoDo*, who works in the railway industry in Hungary, and posts on DailyKos as *Daneel*. He should be around in the comments, as well ...
by Jerome a Paris
Comment Count 420 comments on Sun Jul 08, 2007 at 06:31 AM PDT with 178 Recommends
Via NARP , here's a news story about Amtrak worth passing on. Railway Age has taken note of new rolling stock and locomotives coming into service. Despite knee-jerk efforts by Republicans to ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 173 comments on Wed Oct 08, 2014 at 11:09 AM PDT with 172 Recommends
Energize America has been working on draft legislation to help America reach energy security in the face of peak oil and our over-dependence on the Middle East, ...
by apsmith
Comment Count 360 comments on Fri Mar 16, 2007 at 09:22 AM PDT with 163 Recommends
On August 16, my attention was drawn to the article [http://crosscut.com/sound-transit/5555/The+carbon+cost+of+building+and+operating+light+rail/ The carbon cost of building and operating light rail],
by BruceMcF
Comment Count 270 comments on Sun Sep 02, 2007 at 06:06 AM PDT with 136 Recommends
We are at the end of an era – the end of cheap oil, the end of suburban sprawl, the collapse of the world’s “shadow banking system”, the end of Wall Street’s arrogation ...
by NBBooks
Comment Count 77 comments on Wed Mar 18, 2009 at 03:18 PM PDT with 125 Recommends
This last week, there was the surprising start to a headline in the Washington Post that began, "GOP House and White House agree on something" ... and that something was: Amtrak funding (and pets on ...
by BruceMcF
Comment Count 81 comments on Sun Mar 08, 2015 at 06:23 PM PDT with 77 Recommends
Burning the Midnight Oil for Living Energy Independence One of the consequences of ...
by BruceMcF
Comment Count 59 comments on Tue Nov 09, 2010 at 05:16 PM PST with 74 Recommends
Burning the Midnight Oil for Living Energy Independence crossposted from Voices on the Square Back in early June, ...
by BruceMcF
Comment Count 63 comments on Sun Aug 19, 2012 at 05:08 PM PDT with 71 Recommends
I was tasked to write a far more comprehensive piece about Amtrak and the recent Supreme Court Ruling and the Amtrak reauthorization bill currently in the Senate. I think I’ll talk about them in ...
by terrypinder
Comment Count 30 comments on Tue Mar 17, 2015 at 02:46 PM PDT with 66 Recommends
Today, the Obama Administration rolled out its plan for [high-speed passenger rail in the United States. http://www.cnn.com/2009/POLITICS/04/16/obama.rail/index.html] It identified 10 corridors ...
by johnnygunn
Comment Count 166 comments on Fri Apr 17, 2009 at 03:16 AM PDT with 63 Recommends
by NoMoreLies
Comment Count 68 comments on Thu Aug 24, 2006 at 10:21 AM PDT with 63 Recommends
At the beginning of last month, Paul Druce of "Reason & Rail" discussed the possible impact of the pending upgrade of the Amtrak Acela route in Acela II is the path towards Amtrak operational self-...
by BruceMcF
Comment Count 70 comments on Sun Mar 02, 2014 at 06:05 PM PST with 62 Recommends