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Rail Service

September 17, 2019, 7am PDT
Transportation advocates are calling for expanded rail service to the east, but studies indicate the needed infrastructure improvements would be pricey.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
May 24, 2019, 12pm PDT
Can Los Angeles convince drivers to cut the number of automobile trips in half while also transit frequency on several light rail lines?
Curbed Los Angeles
February 1, 2019, 6am PST
A quarter of German long-distance trains ran behind schedule, and they're not likely to improve soon.
The Economist
January 4, 2019, 5am PST
All aboard.
Greater Greater Washington
June 27, 2018, 10am PDT
Congress and presidents have threatened Amtrak service on the Southwest Chief, connecting Los Angles to Chicago, in the past. This time the threat is coming from inside Amtrak.
The Kansan
August 1, 2016, 6am PDT
Officials would like to speed up the arrival of the Cotton Belt—a planned rail line connecting Dallas to Plano—but that might require sacrificing service.
Dallas News
April 19, 2016, 1pm PDT
What's old is new in Britain, where clogged roads have many communities around the country looking to the past for the future of transportation.
Economist