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June 2016 edition of OnTrack

We hope you enjoy our new issue. And don’t forget that we like to hear from you. Do you have story ideas? Would you like to write one of your own? Let us know!

June issue includes:

  • Candidates being sought for MARP executive committee positions
  • May membership meeting notes
  • Amtrak offers
    — 20% off Fourth of July
    — Kids ride free on the Pere Marquette
         — Bring your bike along on the Pere Marquette, Blue Water, Capitol, Ltd., Saluki, and others
    — Bring your pet along
  • SE Michigan Regional Master Transit Plan out for comment and November vote
  • Program announced for the 4th Annual Michigan Rail Conference in August

Here’s a PDF version of the newsletter: ontrack_57

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April 2016 edition of OnTrack

We hope you enjoy our new issue. And don’t forget that we like to hear from you. Do you have story ideas? Would you like to write one of your own? Let us know!

Here’s a PDF version of the newsletter: ontrack_55

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March 2016 edition of OnTrack

We hope you enjoy our new issue. And don’t forget that we like to hear from you. Do you have story ideas? Would you like to write one of your own? Let us know!

The March issue includes:
  • details of the 12 March meeting in Howell, featuring a WALLY update and a report on the recently released Coast-to-Coast Passenger Rail Ridership and Cost Estimate study
  • more information on the Coast-to-Coast study
  • recent developments aimed at easing border crossings for train passengers
  • upcoming meetings of the Midwest High Speed Rail Association, WisARP, and the Eastern Border Transportation Coalition
  • news briefs on Chicago Union Station and DDOT service expansions
  • Transport Action Canada celebrates 40 years

Here’s a PDF version of the newsletter: ontrack_54

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MICHIGAN ASSOCIATION OF RAILROAD PASSENGERS

February 2016 edition of OnTrack

The winter doldrums have delayed this issue of ON TRACK. We hope we will be forgiven
and that you will find this an informative issue.

  • Amtrak vs. the Host Railroads (STB taking comments through 22 Feb on “preference”)
  • Tim Hoeffner, MDOT Office of Rail, on Michigan’s Accelerated Rail Program
  • Amtrak’s Midwest Winter Warm-up Sale Promotes Travel to Michigan Winter Festivals
  • WALLY on the Agenda for MARP Meeting in Howell on March 12
  • MARP Welcomes New Members and Thanks Contributors
  • New East Lansing Station Opens for Train Passengers

PDF version of this month’s issue: ontrack_53

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MICHIGAN ASSOCIATION OF RAILROAD PASSENGERS