News

August 5, 2010

AORTA Director Jim Howell’s Comments on OR High Speed Rail Plan with Suggested Incremental Improvements

AORTA Director Jim Howell’s Comments on OR High Speed Rail Plan with Suggested Incremental Improvements (posted August 5, 2010)

July 16, 2010

A new look at the Columbia River Crossing: The Smart Alternative

A new look at the Columbia River Crossing: The Smart Alternative (July 16, 2010)

July 1, 2010

A “Fact vs. Fiction” reference, useful in HSR discussions and debates

A “Fact vs. Fiction” reference, useful in HSR discussions and debates (courtesy Midwest HSR Association)

June 22, 2010

GAO Issues Report on High-Speed Rail

HIGH SPEED RAIL: Learning From Service Start-ups, Prospects for Increased Industry Investment, and Federal Oversight Plans

May 12, 2010

AORTA Draft Comments on Cascades train route

AORTA Draft Comments on Cascades train route (UP or OE?)

May 1, 2010

AORTA Bulletin, May 2010

Amtrak to Upgrade Seattle Maintenance Facility: $37 million project begins this spring

April 14, 2010

AORTA Calls for Portland to Vancouver, WA Projects

Higher-speed rail in the Cascade corridor depends upon key upgrades in the Portland- Vancouver area and the funding for planning to make it happen. Multi-state planning between Oregon and Washington is vital in order to untangle the growing congestion that will ultimately stall higher-speed passenger trains, according to the Association of Oregon Rail and Transit Advocates.

August 1, 2009

AORTA Bulletin, August 2009

Port takes over Coos Bay line