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This Week at Amtrak; 2011-09-13

September 13th, 2011 Comments off

Volume 8, Number 16

From the Editors…

Now that the passenger rail future of Florida is coming into focus, This Week reviews how we got here. Read more…

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This Week at Amtrak; 2011-09-08

September 8th, 2011 Comments off

Volume 8, Number 15

From the Editors…

As sands through the hourglass, so are the history and future of passenger rail in America; unrelenting. Read more…

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This Week at Amtrak; 2011-08-18

August 18th, 2011 Comments off

Volume 8, Number 14

From the Editors…

In this issue, the conclusion of our two-part series where we look at the modern-day history and contemplate the future of the NEC. Read more…

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This Week at Amtrak; 2011-08-16

August 16th, 2011 Comments off

Volume 8, Number 13

From the Editors…

One cannot discuss Amtrak without at least a basic knowledge of the Northeast Corridor. What exactly is the NEC? In this first installment of a two-part series we examine the rise and fall of the NEC. Read more…

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This Week at Amtrak; 2011-07-10

July 10th, 2011 Comments off

Volume 8, Number 12

From the Editors…

Recently a prominent state rail advocacy group signed on accepting the ultimatum of a major railroad. What does this portend for the rest of the country? Read more…

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This Week at Amtrak; 2011-06-21

June 22nd, 2011 Comments off

Volume 8, Number 11

From the Editors…

This week we hear from Russ Jackson, Vice President of the United Rail Passenger Alliance. Russ is a retired California college instructor, former RailPAC officer and editor, and is now living near Dallas, Texas.

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This Week at Amtrak; 2011-06-03

June 3rd, 2011 Comments off

Volume 8, Number 10

From the Editors…

With the same assurance as the sun setting in the West, once again all of Amtrak’s perpetual financial woes are blamed on its long-distance trains. Read more…

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This Week at Amtrak; 2011-05-20

May 19th, 2011 Comments off

Volume 8, Number 9

From the Editors…

For something completely different, This Week goes to the movies, plus some observations by URPA Vice President of Corporate Communications Russ Jackson. Read more…

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This Week at Amtrak; 2011-05-02

May 2nd, 2011 Comments off

Volume 8, Number 8

From the Editors…

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This Week at Amtrak; 2011-04-02

April 1st, 2011 Comments off

Volume 8, Number 6

From the Editors…

 

There is a lot of talk these days of “passenger rail.” This week we attempt to separate reality from hyperbole. Read more…

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