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This Week at Amtrak; 2010-03-31

March 31st, 2010 Comments off

Volume 7, Number 11

As Amtrak continues to say the right things, and to do a few as well, the logic of incrementalism is making inroads… but the “old-think” that stunted our passenger rail network for half a century hasn’t gone away yet.

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This Week at Amtrak; 2009-12-17

December 17th, 2009 Comments off

Volume 6, Number 52

  1. Sometimes, the information sneaks in through the backdoor, which is fine, as long as it comes in. Read more…

This Week at Amtrak; 2009-10-30

October 30th, 2009 Comments off

Volume 6, Number 45

  1. Here is the latest press release from Crown corporation VIA Rail Canada, Amtrak’s cold weather cousin in the Great Northland. Read, absorb, and learn. Read more…
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This Week at Amtrak; 2009-09-04

September 4th, 2009 Comments off

Volume 6, Number 35

  1. An interesting collection of mail came flying over the This Week at Amtrak transom this week. Plus (see item number five, below) an answer from Congresswoman Corrine Brown on the future of passenger rail east of New Orleans and into Florida. Read more…

This Week at Amtrak; 2009-08-03

August 2nd, 2009 Comments off

Volume 6, Number 27

  1. The folks on the Loonie Right – you know the type, they drive the BIG Hummer, not the wimpy small version, don’t care much about the cost of gas, and keep a hunting rifle handy in case while they’re driving home from work they want to shoot Bambi for dinner – are adamantly opposed to high speed rail, transit, and any type of transportation other than the automobile, pickup truck, or SUVs. Read more…

This Week at Amtrak; 2009-04-06

April 6th, 2009 Comments off

Volume 6, Number 9

  1. Interesting words from Matt Rose, Chairman, President, and CEO of Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway. His thoughts and comments mesh well with former FRA Administrator Gil Carmichael’s Interstate II vision. Read more…