• Bulletin, March 2013 - March 2013 The Yard Bird The Albuquerque Journal published an op ed on December 26, by our JW, related to the redevelopment of the Rail Yards and the role of Rail transit in this process. In said article we propose … Continue reading
  • Bulletin, October 2012 - Ladies And Gentlemen, this time we have two topics of major interest: 1) Albuquerque Itself: The city of Albuquerque has finally bought the old Santa Fe Rail Yard property and has signed up a highly regarded developer called Samitaur Constructs … Continue reading
  • Bulletin, May 2012 - 1) Amtrak’s Southwest Chief: As you may know, the present alignment of the SW Chief is not assured beyond the next couple of years. At risk is the segment that runs from Newton, KS to Lamy, NM (636 track miles). … Continue reading
  • Bulletin, October 19, 2012 - Ladies and Gentlemen: There are two important meetings coming up in Albuquerque: 1)   UNM / CNM / Sunport Transit Study Meeting Loma Linda Community Center 1700 Yale SE Monday, October 22, 6-8 PM 2)   Rail Yards Master Plan … Continue reading
  • 3 Hot Topics - Our position on three hot topics – Albuquerque Rapid Transit, Amtrak’s Southwest Chief train, the Heartland Flyer Extension
  • Our Urban Rail Preferences - BULLETIN December 2006   Our Albuquerque Urban Rail Preferences Now that the Modern Streetcar initiative is going to the voters for another try, this is how we think the proposal should be modified:   The University and Central routes are … Continue reading
  • The Proposed Downtown Arena - September 2006 If the often-proposed Downtown sports/events arena is to be built, Rails Inc. makes these recommendations: 1)   No Public Parking:   We believe there should be no available parking at this facility except for emergency vehicles, transit, handicapped vans … Continue reading
  • A Good Commuter Rail Line - BULLETIN April 2005 We at Rails seem to be on the same side of our favorite issue as is the “establishment” these days; and believe us, we’re enjoying it. We have long held that not only good transportation but modern … Continue reading
  • For Maximum Impact - BULLETIN       June 2004 Q.  What do the following have in common? Air quality Efficient land use (vs. sprawl) Personal health and safety Pulic health and safety Historic preservation Garbage/recycling issues Traffic congestion Renewable energy production Increased employment/poverty reduction … Continue reading
  • Different Rail Possibilities - BULLETIN January 2004 We at Rails are delighted to see passenger rail finally making it into public discussion in New Mexico, and believe we have done our part in making this happen. However, we need to clear up some confusion … Continue reading

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