Rail Passengers Group Publishes Report Supporting Amtrak

The National Association of Railroad Passengers (NARP) released a report this week detailing the complex nature of Amtrak’s national network while highlighting the necessity of long-distance trains. The report includes a section on jobs (see screenshot below) as well as … Continue reading

House votes down amendment to defund Amtrak

On Wednesday evening, the House of Representatives voted on various amendments to the Transportation Appropriations bill, including one from Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) to defund Amtrak. Thankfully, the amendment failed with 128 voting in favor versus 293 voting against.  This vote … Continue reading

New Campaign to Defend Amtrak Long-Distance Trains – #Rally4Trains

The National Association of Railroad Passengers (NARP) launched a new campaign – Towns Without Trains  – in an effort to organize against President Trump’s plans to eliminate Amtrak’s long-distance service. On the weekend of June 23rd, the campaign aims to spur local rallies … Continue reading