“STAIRWAY” TO SOMEWHERE

By Joe Aiello | Northeast Field Coordinator “That kid is BACK on the escalator again!” - Brodie Bruce, Mallrats Last week, the brand...

MORE DETAILS FROM WHITE HOUSE PROPOSAL TO END NATIONAL NETWORK

By Jim Mathews, President & CEO | Rail Passengers Association As we reported last week, the Trump Administration's budget continues...

 
 
 

TAKING A MOMENT TO OBSERVE

By Carolyn Cokley, Director, Customer Programs Congratulations to Coach Attendant Sharon Diaz. Sharon was honored this past Monday...

HOW WOULD PASSENGERS TRAVEL WITHOUT TRAINS?

By Abe Zumwalt On average, trains primarily compete with cars, then planes. A larger share of passengers on trains today wouldn't travel...

 
 
 

AMTRAK TAKES THE FIGHT AGAINST TRAIN DELAYS ONLINE

By Sean Jeans-Gail | Vice President, Government Affairs | Rail Passengers Association Amtrak trains getting stuck behind freight trains...

HOTLINE 1,108

Hotline 1,108: The End of the Eisenhower Era?; Trump Budget Implications; Momentum Grows for More Passenger Rail in Minnesota; House...

 
 
 

IT'S ALL ABOUT THAT FIRST AND LAST MILE

By Joe Aiello | Northeast Field Coordinator “I hear the train a comin'. It's rollin' 'round the bend” - Johnny Cash Once the train...

60 MINUTES LOSES FOREST FOR TREES IN PTC STORY

By Abe Zumwalt Last week, instead of inserting nuance into a commentary on 60 Minutes' piece about American Railroad safety, there...

 
 
 

TRUMP ADMINISTRATION BUDGET ENDS NATIONAL RAIL NETWORK

The White House released a budget proposal today that would slash funding for critical rail and transit programs, cutting $455.6 million...

HOTLINE 1,107

We Need Your ‘Nose For News'! When you see rail-related news stories, op-eds, editorials, or letters to the editor in your communities,...

 
 
 

“WHAT COULD HAVE BEEN”

By Joe Aiello | Northeast Field Coordinator It is no secret that I am an unabashed supporter of the North-South Rail Link. It is, in...

RAIL PASSENGERS REMEMBERS JOE BOARDMAN AS PASSIONATE LEADER

For Immediate Release (19-7) Contact: Xenophon Strategies - (202) 289-4001 Washington, D.C. - Following the passing of former Amtrak...

 
 
 

WHAT THE WSJ DID NOT SAY

By Jim Mathews, President and CEO Sometimes what you don't say is even more important than what you do. Earlier this week, the Wall...

60 MINUTES LOSES FOREST FOR TREES IN PTC STORY

By Sean Jeans-Gail, Vice President of Government Affairs and Policy In a report aired this past Sunday, 60 Minutes examined the United...

 
 
 

HOTLINE 1,106

We Need Your ‘Nose For News'! When you see rail-related news stories, op-eds, editorials, or letters to the editor in your communities,...

AMTRAK TO LONG ISLAND

By Bruce Becker - Vice-President of Operations Last month's agreement between New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority and...

 
 
 

RECOGNIZING 28 YEARS OF OUTSTANDING CUSTOMER SERVICE

By Carolyn Cokley, Director Customer Programs As you all know, my favorite ACAC duty is recognizing Amtrak employees who provide outstanding...

AT WHAT COST?

By Joe Aiello | Northeast Field Coordinator This is beginning to feel like I'm in the 3rd Inning of a Ken Burns' documentary. First...

 
 
 

SECOND TRAIN FROM CHICAGO TO TWIN CITIES COULD BRING $25M TO MN

For Immediate Release (19-6) Contact: Xenophon Strategies - (202) 289-4001 Washington, D.C. - A second Amtrak train between Chicago...

PRESIDENT TRUMP MAY IGNITE RAIL BOOM

By Sean Jeans-Gail President Trump has often talked about himself as "a builder," and campaigned hard on addressing America's crumbling...

 
 
 



Welcome to Georgia

Welcome to Georgia

Georgia – Tbilisi has been the capital city since the fifth century, the country of one of the most ancient histories and cultures in the world. Its special geographical... Read more ...

Los Angeles Says E-Scooter Companies Have to Share Location Data 

Los Angeles Says E-Scooter Companies Have to Share Location Data 

Los Angeles is very nosy about where people are going to be dorkily bopping around on e-scooters, and they're not going to let companies sprinkle scooters all over the city... Read more ...

Marriott International Appoints Margaret McCarthy to Board of Directors

Marriott International Appoints Margaret McCarthy to Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of Marriott International, said today it has appointed Margaret M. McCarthy, Executive Vice President at CVS Health Corporation, as an independent... Read more ...

Donegal Airport has been named as most scenic in the world

Donegal Airport has been named as most scenic in the world

PrivateFly, a private jet booking service has carried out a survey around the world revealed the most scenic airport. There, the Donegal Airport has been named as the most... Read more ...

Air Seychelles Intensifies its Presence in Madagascar

Air Seychelles Intensifies its Presence in Madagascar

Air Seychelles the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles has today held a press conference in Madagascar to intensify its presence in the market ahead of the launch of... Read more ...

Turkey attracts around 1 million people for health tourism last year

Turkey attracts around 1 million people for health tourism last year

Last year, Turkey attracted around 1 million people for health tourism. “Thermal tourism contributes to Turkey's economy with healing waters, as well as seas, rivers and... Read more ...

Aviation Experts Have Predicted Automation Will Lead to Disasters Like the...

Aviation Experts Have Predicted Automation Will Lead to Disasters Like the Boeing Max Crashes for 15 Years

The two tragic crashes of Boeing's best-selling 737 Max planes increasingly look to be caused in part by a malfunctioning automated system -and the pilots' lack of training... Read more ...

Friday's Best Deals: D&D, Echo Dot Bundles, Bonobos, Arris Modems, and More

Friday's Best Deals: D&D, Echo Dot Bundles, Bonobos, Arris Modems, and More

A discount on Crocs , Coleman tents , Hue Ceiling Lamps and fancy dirt lead off Friday's best deals. Read more ...

The 2020 Kia Telluride Is Really Big and Really Good

The 2020 Kia Telluride Is Really Big and Really Good

The 2020 Kia Telluride is a first for the automaker-a mid-size crossover truly big and beefy enough to compete with the Volkswagen Atlas, Toyota Highlander, Mazda CX-9, and... Read more ...

Aeroflot Group Passenger Traffic Up 17,2% in February 2019

Aeroflot Group Passenger Traffic Up 17,2% in February 2019

Aeroflot PJSC today announces operating results for Aeroflot Group and Aeroflot - Russian Airlines for February and 2M 2019. 2M 2019 Operating Highlights In 2M 2019, Aeroflot... Read more ...

GM to Invest $300 Million to Ramp Up Electric Car Production in Michigan

GM to Invest $300 Million to Ramp Up Electric Car Production in Michigan

General Motors invests a lot more in domestic electric vehicle production and hopefully takes the heat off, the United Auto Workers union has another potential scandal on its... Read more ...