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Intercity Rail

October 1, 2020, 10am PDT
An innovative tunneling technique, commonly used in Europe, is catching on here in the United States.
Construction Dive
September 29, 2020, 11am PDT
Another regional transit authority isn't as skeptical about the Hyperloop as many critics in the transit and technology press.
Naples Daily News
September 27, 2020, 11am PDT
Federal grant funding awarded recently takes a critical step toward making high-speed intercity rail service a reality between North Carolina and Virginia.
The News & Observer
September 17, 2020, 12pm PDT
A $1.9 billion project to add a second set of rail tracks to the Long Bridge that connects Virginia to D.C. is ready to move forward with a recently completed Environmental Impact Statement.
The Virginia Mercury
September 15, 2020, 7am PDT
Amtrak officials say they need $4.9 billion in funding to prevent service and job losses.
Reuters via St. Louis Post-Dispatch
August 24, 2020, 8am PDT
The saga of the three-county sales tax upon which the future of Caltrain depends is now in the hands of voters.
KTVU
August 19, 2020, 7am PDT
In China, economic stimulus means high-speed rail spending—and lots of it.
Global Construction Review
August 12, 2020, 9am PDT
Among the collateral damage of a quick divorce between Brightline and Virgin Trains USA is the name for the planned high-speed connection from Las Vegas to Southern California.
Las Vegas Review-Journal
August 4, 2020, 9am PDT
The race to connect Southern California to Las Vegas by private passenger rail continues.
Las Vegas Review-Journal
July 16, 2020, 12pm PDT
Advocates are concerned about the possibility of Caltrain entirely shutting down—less than a year after the commuter rail line seemed positioned for a massive expansion of service.
The Daily Journal
July 8, 2020, 9am PDT
Washington State planners have completed a feasibility study into the proposed East-West Passenger Rail System for Washington State.
The Urbanist
June 18, 2020, 9am PDT
The disappointment of 2020 has hit Amtrak particularly hard.
The Washington Post
May 24, 2020, 9am PDT
The closely monitored private rail company says it has no plans to reopen in Florida any time soon, even as the state relaxes its stay-at-home orders and intercity rail in other parts of the country prepares to restart.
Bloomberg
December 20, 2019, 6am PST
New passenger rail improvements for the Virginia Railway Express and Amtrak are on the way in 2020.
WTOP
November 11, 2019, 12pm PST
Amtrak is hoping to turn its first-ever profit next year.
Business Insider
September 17, 2019, 11am PDT
Italian construction giant Salini Impregilo will build the high-speed rail route connecting Houston and Dallas.
Houston Chronicle
September 12, 2019, 7am PDT
After ten years of state-sponsored Amtrak service in Virginia, ridership is growing. There are also opportunities for more growth.
Greater Greater Washington
August 20, 2019, 6am PDT
A greener life means fewer flights for many Europeans.
Time
August 14, 2019, 8am PDT
There hasn't been a passenger rail connection between Detroit and Toronto since 1971, but that could change.
Wood TV 8
August 8, 2019, 12pm PDT
The agency wants to increase service and extend its infrastructure to move Caltrain from a commuter rail system to an integrated urban transit network.
The Mercury News