An important guest opinion from Justin Roczniak in the New York Times
Rail stacks up well against other modes of transportation
Amtrak has been going strong for 50 years.
Or, what’s the difference, really?
Albuquerque Journal, April 6, 2009) We Albuquerqueños have finally arrived at a point in our history at which we realize that we need more and better transit. This is the good news. The bad news is that, unlike our sister … Continue reading
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
1994, revised 2002 Why do we keep having the same arguments over and over in New Mexico – argumetns long since resolved just about every place else? Why are the accepted, sensible policies of most of the civilized world considered … Continue reading
Amtrak always gets funded just enough not to do things right. If Congress is trying to make passenger rail look bad and the 1950s mess we now endure look less like a dinosaur, they’re succeeding. Please vote for the full … Continue reading
July 2, 2002 I think a route north from El Paso to Great Falls and then to Glacier National Park would change passenger rail in this country. It would create an additional north-south route that would bisect four east-west … Continue reading
The National Picture After the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, a rail advocate told Congress that a good national transportation system should be like a “3-legged stool”, with road, rail, and air being the legs. He stated, and we … Continue reading