December 22, 2023

Amtrak Reaches Next Major Milestone in Transforming Long Distance Train Service

Amtrak issued a formal Request for Proposals (RFP) to railcar manufactuers to begin the replacement of its Long Distance fleet.

December 14, 2023

New $143 million grant punches the ticket for Pennsylvania rail improvements

Expanded western PA passenger rail service is boosted by a federal grant, and the writer discusses his Pittsburgh - Altoona trip on the Pennsylvanian.

December 11, 2023

Editorial: Amtrak's federal boost is a turning point for PA transportation

Massive new federal investment in an additional Pennsylvanian, as well as new feasibility studies to the west, mark a major triumph for Pennsylvania transportation infrastructure.

December 8, 2023

Editorial - Funding a shot in the arm for passenger rail expansion

The expansion of passenger rail service for the Johnstown region is moving forward more quickly than anticipated.

December 6, 2023

Casey, Fetterman Announce $144 Million to Expand Amtrak Service Between Pittsburgh, Harrisburg, and Philadelphia

PA Senators Casey and Fetterman announced a $144 million federal grant for infrastructure work leading to operation of a second daily Pennsylvanian.