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The Path Forward: Creating an American High Performance Integrated Intercity Passenger Rail System

November 8th, 2011 Comments off

The following is the luncheon address by Stan Feinsod from Railway Age magazine’s Passenger Trains on Freight Railroads conference of October 24, 2011.

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2011 Rail Competition Bill

June 17th, 2011 Comments off

Regdaring the COMPETITION FOR INTERCITY PASSENGER RAIL IN AMERICA ACT of 2011

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Dr. Adrian Herzog on the Matrix Theory

April 4th, 2007 Comments off

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Carmichael to Mississippi Senate

July 25th, 2006 Comments off

Statement prepared for the Mississippi Senate Highways and Transportation Committee

Jackson, Mississippi

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Corridor and Long Distance Operations: a Transitional Plan

December 3rd, 2000 Comments off

URPA’s POSITION ON:

Corridor Operations, Long Distance Operations, and a Transitional Plan to move from current practice to future methods of operation.

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An Introduction to Matrix Theory for Passenger Trains

August 31st, 2000 Comments off

Dr. Adrian Herzog, VP Research, URPA

The potential ridership on any given transportation system can be accurately modeled mathematically. We begin by modeling a single route going from location A to location B. Such a non-stop system models non-stop long distance air service and express non-stop rail service. Only two “routes” are possible in such a system, from A to B and from B back to A. One might argue that this represents only one round trip market. However, since the demographics of A and B are often quite different, each direction represents a different market to be exploited.

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