High Speed Rail

Deadly train derailment in Philadelphia on May 12, 2015. (credit: CBS)

Former Governor Ed Rendell Discusses Amtrak Infrastructure And Bureaucratic Inefficiencies

Ed Rendell pointed to infrastructure failures and government bureaucracy for inefficiencies with Amtrak following a train derailment earlier this month that killed eight passengers.

05/26/2015

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Public Gets Its Say Today On Amtrak’s Vision For High Speed Rail

Amtrak released its 30-year vision several weeks back and later today the Federal Railroad Administration will engage in some give-and-take over what it might mean here.

08/20/2012

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Amtrak Commuters Will See Upgrades Thanks To Federal Transportation Windfall

The Delaware Valley is one of the big winners in the award of $2 billion in federal transportation funds.

05/09/2011

(VP Biden at 30th Street Station on Tuesday.  Photo by John Ostapkovich)

In Philly, VP Biden Pitches White House Plan For High-Speed Rail

In a speech at 30th Street Station that was largely preaching to the proverbial choir, Biden drew parallels as far back as the presidency of Abraham Lincoln.

02/08/2011