Recent news articles and editorials featuring our public transport and passenger rail advocacy.
The Cape Breton Post published an opinion piece Transport Action Atlantic president Ted Bartlett on July 13, supporting infrastructure investment in the island’s dormant rail line, and calling on local Liberal MPs to get behind the initiative.
Railway Age published an extensive article critical of Amtrak’s plan to cut all but one of its long-distance routes to tri-weekly. The story used analysis by Transport Action Atlantic vice-president Tim Hayman, based on the experience of VIA Rail’s Ocean, to support the position that tri-weekly passenger trains are a recipe for disaster.
Global News interviewed Transport Action Canada president Terry Johnson as for of a four-part documentary series on the challenges facing VIA Rail.
Transport Action Canada president Terry Johnson highlights the opportunities for High Performance Rail in southwestern Ontario.
Photo: CN Newsprint Car – Earl Minnis