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Sec. Pete Wows Crowd at HSR Conference

Sec. Pete Wows Crowd at HSR Conference

Post by: Rick Harnish, Executive Director Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg was interviewed by former Secretary Ray LaHood in front of a standing-room-only crowd at the US High Speed Rail Conference this week. I left the event motivated by knowing that Sec....

In Memory of Legendary Rail Advocate Anthony Haswell

In Memory of Legendary Rail Advocate Anthony Haswell

The US lost a giant of passenger-train advocacy this week. Anthony Haswell, who founded the National Association of Railroad Passengers (NARP) in 1967, died at the age of 94. NARP, now called the Rail Passengers Association, was pivotal in creating Amtrak in the late...

Congressman Quigley Champions High-Speed Rail

Congressman Quigley Champions High-Speed Rail

Congressman Mike Quigley published an outstanding opinion piece in the Chicago Tribune this week called “We need to invest in a high-speed rail future.” Rep. Quigley raised the bar for service in Illinois by calling for a 2½-hour trip time between Chicago and St....