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Caltrans Issues Emergency Declaration for Orange County Rail

An emergency declaration means money can be allocated right away, but it's only a temporary solution to a problem that's been coming for a long time

February 2, 2024

Why Connecticut Is Investing in New Regional Rail

Gov. Ned Lamont will spend $315 million investment on new rail cars β€” but they're not going anywhere near Grand Central.

October 2, 2023

What Will It Take to Build a Bullet Train in Texas?

A long-fought high speed rail project may be coming back from the dead β€” and what happens next could be instructive for other communities hoping to someday run trains in highway-dominated states.

August 29, 2023

GOP Seeks Massive Cuts to Amtrak

More hurdles ahead for rail transit in FY24 after debt ceiling scare.

July 17, 2023