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Rail Passengers Petition Supreme Court about on-time performance standards

November 10th, 2017
November 9, 2017  - TRA Newswire - Lower Court Decision Frustrates Congress’ Goal To Reduce Train Delays That Harm Millions of Passengers Washington D.C. - The Rail Passengers Association, legally known as the National Association of Railroad Passengers--or NARP, petitioned the Supreme Court to review...

Gutting Amtrak would hurt flyover states most

October 6th, 2017
October 6, 2017 - Rail Passengers Association (NARP) - By Jim Mathews, Opinion Contributor, - This summer the White House and a handful of Congress members tried to kill Amtrak’s national network. Both the House and the Senate soundly rejected this outrageous proposal,...

Alpine Texas comes out against national network train cuts

June 26th, 2017
June 26, 2017 - TRA Newswire - Alpine Texas wants and needs its trains. Train service is important to Alpine. The town of 6,000 is located in far Southwest Texas on the way to Big Bend National Park. There are no...

#Rally4Trains events scheduled June 23 weekend

June 17th, 2017
June 17, 2017 - TRA Newswire / -   On the weekend of June 23, National Association of Railroad Passengers members and rail advocates from across the country will host rallies in cities across the country to support long distance passenger rail...

TranspoSec Chao says kill Amtrak national network & transit projects

June 17th, 2017
June 17, 2017 - TRA Newswire / - The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development this week grilled U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao over plans to slash infrastructure funding, eliminate Amtrak's long-distance trains, and stall transit...

White House Doubles Down on Cuts to Infrastructure Investment, Slashes Amtrak Routes and Transit Funding

May 23rd, 2017
May 23, 2017 - and - The Trump Administration released a 2018 detailed budget proposal that guts funding to Amtrak’s long-distance trains, and slashes funding to key transit and transportation funding programs, threatening to accelerate the deterioration of physical...

Congress moves ahead on transportation funding

May 2nd, 2017
May 2, 2017 - TRA Newswire / / Congress released an omnibus agreement Monday that provides increased transportation funding for the remainder of Fiscal Year 2017, with $57.651 billion in total funding for transportation and housing programs—a $350 million increase...

Flatonia NARP rail fan event scheduled for April 1st

March 25th, 2017
March 25, 2017 - TRA Newswire - Members of the National Association of Railroad Passengers Houston and San Antonio chapters will host a Flatonia Pavillion Party on Saturday April 1 with a day of train watching, food and informal rail advocacy. The...

Passenger rail advocates skewer Trump’s proposed budget; USDOT not ruffled

March 20th, 2017
March 17, 2017 - RT& - Passenger rail advocates called out the Trump Administration's proposed budget for perceived hypocrisy and undermining the voters who put him in office while the U.S. Department of Transportation's (USDOT) response was more moderate. Acting American Public...

Prez's budget calls for end to national network trains: NARP says National Or Nothing

March 20th, 2017
March 16, 2017 -  National Association of Railroad Passengers  - The White House released its “skinny budget”—a general budget outline with few programmatic details and while infrastructure investment has been a major theme of President Trump’s campaign and first 100 days, his...

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