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RPA WELCOMES SUMMER INTERN LEVENTE SZABADOS

Hi! My name is Levente Szabados and this summer I am going to be an intern at National Association of Rail Passengers. I was born and...

 
 
 

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MEDICAL STUDENT AWARDED $10,000 FOR EDUCATION BY RAIL PASSENGERS

For Immediate Release (18-33) Contact: Xenophon Strategies - (202) 289-4001 Jackson, MS - Third-year medical student Steve Grado Jr....

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RAIL PASSENGERS FINAL STB COMMENTS REGARDING TEXAS CENTRAL

Earlier this month, Texas Central asked the Surface Transportation Board to re-open the railroad's petition that would clear the way...

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SUMMER TRAVEL

For Immediate Release (18-32) Contact: Xenophon Strategies - (202) 289-4001 Third Annual Summer By Rail Links Train Travel To America's...

AMTRAK COMMUNITIES PETITION

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CONGRESS PRESSES AMTRAK, AMTRAK LEADERSHIP GIVES RIGHT ANSWERS

Congress Presses Amtrak on National Network, and Amtrak Leadership Gives the Right Answers Update as of 5-17-2018 Senators sounded...

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STRANGERS MEET THROUGH BASEBALL AND TRAINS

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RPA LETTER IN RESPONSE TO AMTRAK'S SW CHIEF ANNOUNCEMENT

The Honorable Jeff Denham U.S. House Transportation & Infrastructure Subcommittee on Railroads -- The Honorable Michael Capuano House...

FORMER AMTRAK PRESIDENT QUESTIONS CURRENT EXECS' MOTIVES

Former Amtrak President Joe Boardman has issued a blistering open letter in response to recent moves by current Amtrak management,...

 
 
 

2018 ADVOCACY TOOLKIT

These documents were used during RPA's 2018 'Day on The Hill' Office Visits and are available for you to print and distribute! And,...

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STATEMENT ON THE SENATE APPROVAL OF FUCHS, SCHULTZ FOR STB

For Immediate Release (17-30) Contact: Xenophon Strategies - (202) 289-4001 The Rail Passengers Association applauds the Senate Commerce...

 
 
 



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Welcome to Georgia

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Here's what that bemusing Stubbs scene from the 'Westworld' season 2 finale...

Here's what that bemusing Stubbs scene from the 'Westworld' season 2 finale really means

HBO Warning: Major spoilers ahead for the "Westworld" season two finale, "The Passenger." The "Westworld" presented fans with many new mysterious crumbs turns to chew on... Read more ...

A 15-year-old migrant boy is missing after running away from a Texas...

A 15-year-old migrant boy is missing after running away from a Texas children's shelter

Reuters/Loren Elliot A 15-year-old migrant boy reportedly left a Brownsville, Texas, children's shelter and is missing. The Casa Padre shelter has attracted nationwide... Read more ...

Aseel Al-Hamad Drives A Formula One Car The Day The Saudi Ban On Female...

Aseel Al-Hamad Drives A Formula One Car The Day The Saudi Ban On Female Drivers Is Overturned

Before the Formula One French Grand Prix at the Circuit Paul Ricard, Aseel Al-Hamad became one of the first Saudi women to drive a car to celebrate the end of the ban on women... Read more ...

Shaking hands with Trump gave Kim Jong-un the status boost he craves

Shaking hands with Trump gave Kim Jong-un the status boost he craves

American leaders regularly meet with authoritarian leaders as equals, whether as partners, allies, or rivals. The key is how those meetings affect status - and in this case... Read more ...

Volkswagen's Electric Car Just Broke The All-Time Record At Pike's Peak

Volkswagen's Electric Car Just Broke The All-Time Record At Pike's Peak

Yeah, that just happened. Romain Dumas climbed behind the wheel of Volkswagen's electric I.D. R and just beat the all-time Pike's Peak record set by Sebastien Loeb by setting... Read more ...

Trump tweets he wants to deport illegal immigrants 'with no Judges or Court...

Trump tweets he wants to deport illegal immigrants 'with no Judges or Court Cases' - a move that would violate due process

Evan Vucci/AP President Donald Trump tweeted Sunday morning that the US should start deporting illegal immigrants with no legal process. He said those who "invade our Country... Read more ...

Sunday's Best Deals: Pool Party Essentials, Backcountry, Breville, Shifu...

Sunday's Best Deals: Pool Party Essentials, Backcountry, Breville, Shifu Orboot, and More

Happy Sunday! Finish off your weekend with discounted pool party essentials , Backcountry's 4th of July sale , a Breville juicer , and the rest of the best deals from around... Read more ...

It's Comforting To Know That Even Formula One Drivers Forget How To Drive...

It's Comforting To Know That Even Formula One Drivers Forget How To Drive Sometimes, Too

This Sunday, Formula One returns to its birthplace of France for the first time in a decade. The hype trains have been cruising at full force ever since the announcement was... Read more ...

Trump's 'Space Force' could fuel a new $1 trillion economy, Morgan Stanley says

Trump's 'Space Force' could fuel a new $1 trillion economy, Morgan Stanley says

Scott Audette/Reuters President Donald Trump's proposed " Space Force " could help fuel the $1 trillion intergalactic economy, Morgan Stanley says. The bank is tracking 100... Read more ...

North Korea appears to be getting rid of its anti-American propaganda after...

North Korea appears to be getting rid of its anti-American propaganda after the Trump-Kim summit

Getty SEOUL - In the wake of Kim Jong Un's summit with US President Donald Trump, anti-American souvenirs once sold on the North Korean side of the Demilitarized Zone have... Read more ...