Category Archives: Press releases

Feds ask Norfolk Southern for Amtrak reliability improvements

In a recent letter to Norfolk Southern Corp. (NS), the federal Surface Transportation Board (STB) has asked NS how it will address serious on-time performance problems of Amtrak passenger trains using NS tracks. The STB, which regulates railroads, noted serious on-time performance problems in recent months experienced by Amtrak passenger trains that use NS tracks […]

Train delays: what to do?

Was your Amtrak train delayed today by freight? Was your Amtrak train stopped while freight trains rolled by? Or did you hear from the conductor if a signal problem or track work was to blame? If so, that’s still the freight railroad’s responsibility as they own, maintain and manage the tracks/signals for nearly all of […]

Coalition Files “Friend of Court” Brief Defending Passenger Rights

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (#14-15) September 24, 2014 Contact: Sean Jeans-Gail, NARP – 202-408-8362 Coalition Files “Friend of Court” Brief Defending Passenger Rights Confronts Increasingly Serious Delays Afflicting America’s National Train Network Washington, D.C.—The National Association of Railroad Passengers, the Environmental Law and Policy Center, All Aboard Ohio, and Virginians for High Speed Rail have filed […]

$5.5 billion in development built or announced since 2012 within 2,000 feet of Cleveland rail/BRT lines

For Immediate Release August 22, 2014 Contact: Ken Prendergast, Executive Director, All Aboard Ohio (216) 288-4883, @allaboardohio or kenprendergast@allaboardohio.org An inventory of real estate development projects in Greater Cleveland measured by the nonprofit educational organization All Aboard Ohio shows that since 2012 more than $5.5 billion worth of investment has been or is being made […]