News-2016-Amtrack_1200x627

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Feb2016
In the Northeast Corridor (NEC), Amtrak is the short-trip mode of choice. Between New York and Boston, more people travel by rail than by air; between New York and Washington, more than three times as many people use Amtrak than airplanes. Gabriel Gurley, The American Prospect Efficient rail transportation is ... Read More
February 29, 2016John Flores
InfrastructureNews-Trucks_1200x627

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Oct2015
A cross-harbor rail tunnel has been considered by the Port Authority for decades, and environmentalists like the idea, asserting a tunnel would eliminate 500,000 truck trips a year from the George Washington and Staten Island Bridges, as well as highways and local streets. –Steve Strunsky, NJ.com A freight ... Read More
October 14, 2015John Flores
TransitNews_SomervilleStationv3-1200×627

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May2015
What happens next will be a methodical collection of evidence from the field, as well as information such as crew records, equipment maintenance logs, track inspection reports and track signal data, explained Sumwalt.   Our thoughts and prayers go out to those affected by the Amtrak derailment. We hope that officials determine ... Read More
May 13, 2015John Flores