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Meredith Richards plays a rail long game in Virginia

Advocate explains that corridor collaboration is the key to regional rail In this episode of Train Time, we spoke to Meredith Richards, president of the Virginia Rail Policy Institute and a member of the Board of Directors of the Rail Passengers Association. She explains how she helped build a statewide coalition to connect, and reconnect, [...]

By |2021-04-04T11:20:08+00:00March 28th, 2021|0 Comments

Rural Rail as a Game Changer

Inspired by constituents, a new state senator leads with rail In this episode of Train Time, we spoke to State Senator Jo Comerford, who represents a large rural district in the northwest of  Massachusetts. Comerford is a relatively new legislator, having taken office in 2019. As a legislator in Boston, she started talking about rural [...]

By |2021-04-03T20:57:11+00:00March 4th, 2021|0 Comments

A Big Vision for Big Sky Country

Our first Train Time podcast outside the Northeast takes us to Big Sky country. We spoke to David Strohmaier, chair of the Missoula Board of County Commissioners, about efforts to restore passenger rail service restored through the southern tier of Montana. He is also chair of the newly formed Big Sky Passenger Rail Authority, which [...]

By |2021-04-04T11:19:56+00:00February 24th, 2021|0 Comments

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