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August 2017 edition of OnTrack

Here is the latest issue of ON TRACK with a number of topics we hope you will find interesting and informative.

The attached bulletin includes:
  • an article from the Midwest High Speed Rail Association about the significance of the Midwest Rail Plan Study
  • a look at Trains, Buses and Beers in Traverse City
  • Operation Life Saver meeting August 11 in Ann Arbor
  • $5 Amtrak fares to Detroit
  • Michigan routes show ridership gains in June
  • how to listen in to 2 upcoming Midwest Rail Plan workshops
  • an invitation to share your summer travel experiences
  • NARP’s “Summer By Rail” internship program
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July 2017 edition of OnTrack

Just in time for the 4th of July! Here is the latest issue of ON TRACK with a number of topics we hope you will find interesting and informative.
  • All are welcome to attend the July 15 MARP Meeting in Traverse City. See announcement on page 1.
  • The Midwest Regional Rail Plan Study is well underway and providing interesting information on existing conditions.
  • Registration is now open for the Midwest Rail Conference, August 15-17, at Western Michigan University. An interesting program is on tap.
  • Detroit’s new QLINE streetcar extends free rides all summer.
  • Midwest (and other) towns hold #Rally4Trains events to raise awareness of proposed cuts to Amtrak budget.
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Michigan Association of Railroad Passengers

June 2017 edition of OnTrack

We hope you enjoy the latest issue of ON TRACK. Please remember that we like to hear from you. If you would like to write an article or suggest a topic, let us know.
There is no member meeting scheduled for June, but do make plans for the July 15 meeting in Traverse City.
The attached bulletin includes:
  • a report on the Pacific Northwest Rail Summit held on May 5 in Seattle
  • a first ride on Detroit’s QLINE streetcar
  • notes on the May 13 MARP meeting at Chicago Union Station
  • agreement to return SMART bus service to Troy Amtrak station
  • information on upcoming Midwest Rail Conference in Kalamazoo
ENJOY!
Michigan Association of Railroad Passengers
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