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USHSR 2024: Annual Conference

USHSR 2024: Annual Conference

HSR 2024 will convene political, business and labor leaders to explore ways to scale up high-speed rail across the nation, […]

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2024 Luncheon with Metra CEO Jim Derwinski

This sold-out, in-person event took place in Chicago on April 26, 2024. Thank you to our keynote speaker, Metra’s CEO/Executive […]

A map of the proposed Front Range Corridor in Colorado.

Webinar: Colorado Front Range Passenger Rail

Front Range Passenger Rail is a developing transportation opportunity for Colorado’s Front Range with anticipated higher speed, intercity travel across […]

A map of potential passenger rail routes in Ohio.

Ohio’s Progress Toward New Train Service

Using Ohio as an example, this talk presents a detailed look at the steps in the FRA’s Corridor ID program. […]

A credit card reader in the vestibule of a Capitol Corridor train for tap-on fare payment.

Capitol Corridor’s “Tap2Ride” Program

Capitol Corridor’s pilot test of “Tap2Ride” remains a pivotal test of contactless payment in a passenger rail environment (intercity passenger […]

Viaduct Construction for High-Speed Lines

Viaduct Construction for High-Speed Lines

With its large and growing network, China leads the world in building high-speed rail. One key to Chinese success has […]

CrossRail OHare Tunnel

Webinar: High Speed Rail at O’Hare Airport

We were joined by the authors of a new study, “Exploring the Potential of Providing High-Speed Intercity Passenger Rail Service […]

Passengers are boarding a regional train at Gare de Paris Saint Lazare.

Webinar: The Benefits of Regional Rail

Regional Rail means running frequent trains on memory schedules (such as every 15 minutes in major cities, and every two […]

Rally for Amtrak – Hosted by ESPA

The Empire State Passengers Association is hosting a Rally for Amtrak. When: Thursday September 7th, 1pm ET Where: Amtrak Station, […]

Webinar: Dallas to Fort Worth High-Speed Rail

Webinar: Dallas to Fort Worth High-Speed Rail

Speaker: Brendon Wheeler, Program Manager, North Central Texas Council of Governments The North Central Texas Council of Governments has been […]

Passenger Rail Developments in North Carolina

Passenger Rail Developments in North Carolina

Speaker: Jason Orthner, Rail Division Director, North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) Mr. Orthner worked for a private engineering firm […]

Level boarding on a Metra Electric platform

Webinar: Moving Towards Regional Rail with Metra

Speaker: David Kralik, AICP, Director of Planning and Programming, Metra. Please join us for a webinar with Metra to learn […]

Rendering of a modern EMU at South Station in Boston.

Regional Rail in Boston with TransitMatters

  Speaker: Jarred Johnson, Executive Director, TransitMatters Watch the video to learn about TransitMatters’ advocacy for Regional Rail in Boston. […]

Webinar: Michigan’s Passenger Rail Progress

Webinar: Michigan’s Passenger Rail Progress

Speaker: Peter Anastor, Director of the Office of Rail, Michigan Department of Transportation Michigan has made substantial investments in passenger-rail […]

Two people are toasting across the aisle in a Brightline train.

Train Day with the High Speed Rail Alliance

Thank you to everyone who joined us for a special Train Day webinar! Check out the video where we explored […]

It’s a Beautiful Country

Let’s see it. Let’s clean it. Let’s build it. Let’s make high speed rail a reality.

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