This week we’re at the 2021 Virtual Railvolution conference. Adelee Le Grand, CEO of Tampa's transit system, moderates a panel featuring Debra Johnson of RTD in Denver, and Peter Rogoff of Sound Transit in Seattle. Johnson and Rogoff discuss progress in their regions and the effects of the pandemic.
The Northeast Corridor Commission, a federally-convened partnership between the states and Amtrak, has released a new 15-year plan to upgrade tracks and stations for faster trips between Boston and Washington, DC. If all of the recommended projects from the new “Connect NEC 2035” plan were funded and built, the Commission estimates that Amtrak’s travel times […]