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New Poll: 78% of Americans want increased investments in passenger rail in the U.S.

March 30th, 2022
March 29, 2022 - TRA Newswire - The vast majority of Americans want the federal government to invest in strengthening the national passenger rail network, according to a new poll by the Rail Passengers Association (RPA), the nation's largest advocacy organization for rail...

Big news for Texas Central: "the moment we have been working toward"

September 21st, 2020
September 21, 2020 - TRA Newswire - Texas Central Railroad Reaches Two Historic Milestones - Completion of key regulatory processes makes the Nation’s first high-speed train ready to go FRA releases final high speed safety rules FRA OK's rail alignment to...

FRA issues high speed safety rules for Texas Central - sets public meetings

March 12th, 2020
Updated March 13, 2020 - TRA Newswire - (Updated to include listing of three public meetings on draft safety regulations) It's called a Rule of Particular Applicability. What it really means is that the Federal Railroad Administration, in the past, never needed...

TRA and RPA meet with Congressman Pete Sessions in DC

April 22nd, 2018
April 22, 2018 - TRA Newswire - This past week North Texans representing Texas Rail Advocates and the Rail Passengers Association met with Congressman Pete Sessions in his Washington D.C. office to talk rail issues. Dallas-based Texas Rail Advocates President Peter LeCody,...

FRA Administrator Ron Batory finally confirmed by U.S. Senate

February 15th, 2018
February 15, 2018 - TRA Newswire & - The U.S. Senate, in a voice vote Tuesday night finally approved President Trump's nomination of Ronald Batory as the administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA). Batory's confirmation had been sidelined since last...

Rail Passengers Association supports Texas bullet train project

February 12th, 2018
February 9, 2018 - - Jim Mathews, president and CEO of the Rail Passengers Association (RPA), recently sent a letter to Juan D. Reyes, III, Federal Railroad Administration acting deputy administrator, to voice support for Texas Central Railway’s (TCR) Houston–Dallas...

Rail Passengers Petition Supreme Court about on-time performance standards

November 10th, 2017
November 9, 2017  - TRA Newswire - Lower Court Decision Frustrates Congress’ Goal To Reduce Train Delays That Harm Millions of Passengers Washington D.C. - The Rail Passengers Association, legally known as the National Association of Railroad Passengers--or NARP, petitioned the Supreme Court to review...

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