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Hotline #998: Appointed DOT Head supports enhancing private-public partnerships; Chicago awarded $1 Billion grant for track improvements; SMART offering free rides through July 4; Florida rail service Brighline reveals new trains; Vice President “Amtrak

January 13, 2017

Hotline #998: Appointed DOT Head supports enhancing private-public partnerships; Chicago awarded $1 Billion grant for track improvements; SMART offering free rides through July 4; Florida rail service Brighline reveals new trains; Vice President “Amtrak Joe” Biden will leave D.C. via train ------------ New Hotline Fresh Off the Press! NARP thanks those members who have sent in industry-relat...

Hotline #997: Southern Republicans favor Gulf Coast Train Line; Big Boost for Los Angeles Rail Transit; Ski Train Back in Action; NARP Updated On New Single-Level Amtrak Cars; Members Offer Input To FRA Southeastern Rail Study

January 6, 2017

Hotline #997: Southern Republicans favor Gulf Coast Train Line; Big Boost for Los Angeles Rail Transit; Ski Train Back in Action; NARP Updated On New Single-Level Amtrak Cars; Members Offer Input To FRA Southeastern Rail Study ------------ First Hotline of the Year! NARP thanks those members who have sent in industry-related news stories, op-eds, editorials, or letters to the editor from your co...

Hotline #996: TEX Rail Receives $500 Million Transit Grant, FRA Plan Includes ReRouting in Maryland; FRA Issues Nearly $16 Million in Civil Penalties

December 29, 2016

NARP thanks those members who have sent in industry-related news stories, op-eds, editorials, or letters to the editor from your communities. We include them in our social media efforts, along with the weekly Hotline. Please send your news items to Bob Brady, bbrady@xenophonstrategies.com, and we will continue to share it with the membership. We also ask members to send events that we can put on t...

Hotline #995: FRA Awards Grants for Gulf Coast Stations; Boy Scouts Support Amtrak Cardinal; CHSRA Begins Search For Train Operator

December 22, 2016

NARP thanks those members who have sent in industry-related news stories, op-eds, editorials, or letters to the editor from your communities. We include them in our social media efforts, along with the weekly Hotline. Please send your news items to Bob Brady, bbrady@xenophonstrategies.com, and we will continue to share it with the membership. We also ask members to send events that we can put on t...

Hotline #994: FRA Issues 30-Year Investment Plan; Gateway Project Included In 10-Year Plan From Port Authority of NY and NJ; Congress Passes Short-Term Budget & Amtrak Border Bill; NARP Opens Applications for Next Summer By Rail

December 16, 2016

Keep ‘em coming! NARP thanks those members who have sent in industry-related news stories, op-eds, editorials, or letters to the editor from your communities. We include them in our social media efforts, along with the weekly Hotline. Please send your news items to Bob Brady, bbrady@xenophonstrategies.com, and we will continue to share it with the membership. We also ask members to send events t...