How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love California High Speed Rail

There was another subject I have been researching but this new video from Alan Fisher, aka The Armchair Urbanist, caught my eye. And ears, and brain. It is an important topic and this is why. In our efforts to progress our cause we have to learn to deal with criticism and ridicule. There are sites, … Continue reading How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love California High Speed Rail

Environmental and Economic Impacts of Rail Investment

Here is the second part of the report of my trip to Washington DC and Boston, Mass. These are some facts I learned about the environmental and economic benefits of passenger rail. The information may not surprise us but this is good to know. We need facts and evidence to answer our critics opposition to … Continue reading Environmental and Economic Impacts of Rail Investment

We Can Make It Happen

The Arkansas Department of Transportation is starting to revise the state railroad plan. This is an opportunity for ORBTS to move the needle - again. This happened before. Here's the story: in 2018 and 2019 the Northwest Arkansas Regional Planning Commission paid for a survey of regional transportation needs including public transportation. ORBTS was just … Continue reading We Can Make It Happen