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May 2015 edition of OnTrack

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Included in this issue:

  • information to help you make an informed decision on Proposition 1 on the May 5th ballot
  • notes on the recent meeting held in the Ypsilanti Freighthouse
  • how you can help with the “Detroit-Holland Rail Ridership and Cost Estimate Study” that has recently gotten underway
  • Amtrak Train Days official kick-off at Chicago Union Station
  • Amtrak Train Days events in Michigan

 

We hope you enjoy the issue and that you will let us hear your comments and suggestions. If you would like to write a story or suggest an item to be covered, email us at marprail@yahoo.com

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April 2015 edition of OnTrack

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Included in this issue:

  • Proposal 1 and Passenger Trains
  • Grand Elk Railroad Interchanges with MARP
  • PayPal Now Available on MARP Website
  • How Taxes Collected at the Gas Pump Are Distributed
  • 15 Minutes or Better: A Field Guide to Everyday Transit (a crowdfunding initiative)
  • Amtrak Train Days Events in Michigan
  • MARP Outreach Events Scheduled

We hope you enjoy the issue and that you will let us hear your comments and suggestions. If you would like to write a story or suggest an item to be covered, email us at marprail@yahoo.com

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March 2015 edition of OnTrack

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Included in this issue:

  • Proposal 1 on the May Ballot Does More than Fill Potholes
  • MDOT Defends Actions on MiTrain Commuter Cars
  • MARP Weighs in on Commuter Rail Projects
  • Midwest High Speed Rail Association Spring Meeting, March 21
  • Supreme Court Rules for Amtrak
  • MARP Outreach: Earth Day in Rochester, National Train Day in Toledo, more

We hope you enjoy the issue and that you will let us hear your comments and suggestions. If you would like to write a story or suggest an item to be covered, email us at marprail@yahoo.com

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February 2015 edition of OnTrack

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We welcome in the New Year with:

Included in this issue:

  • Amtrak Reauthorization approved by House T&I Committee
  • Administration proposes multi-year transportation infrastructure plan
  • Bob Johnston, writer for TRAINS Magazine, speaks at MARP meeting
  • Understanding how Michigan funds transportation
  • Traverse City to Ann Arbor – by train?
  • CN Railroad helps plant 50,000 trees along the Lakeshore

We hope you enjoy the issue and that you will let us hear your comments and suggestions. If you would like to write a story or suggest an item to be covered, email us at marprail@yahoo.com

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January 2015 edition of OnTrack

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We welcome in the New Year with:

  • the lame duck legislature’s actions on road funding
  • a report on the MARP executive committee retreat
  • a look at the new Troy Transit Center
  • CSX’s “Oyster Express”
  • Transit Riders United annual meeting coming up
  • Amtrak’s Midwest Winter Warm Up Sale
  • Amtrak Chair asks Congress to “Unlock Passenger Rail’s Potential”

We hope you enjoy the issue and that you will let us hear your comments and suggestions. If you would like to write a story or suggest an item to be covered, email us at marprail@yahoo.com

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