Publications

Nationwide
May 2016 GAO Report: Rail Grant Oversight: Greater Adherence to Leading Practices Needed to Improve Grants Management Link
Dec 2014 OneRail Success Stories Link
Sep 2014 NCSL-Transporting Crude Oil by Rail: State and Federal Action Link
Sep 2014 STB Docket, Amtrak Investigation of Substandard Performance on Rail Lines of Canadian National Railway Company Link
Aug 2014 "Another set of eyes in the cab" Trains Magazine Download
Aug 2014 "State inspectors help FRA improve rail safety" from The Official Blog of the U.S. Department of Transportation Link
Aug 2014 Transportation Safety Board of Canada. Investigation Report-Runaway and Main-Track Derailment: Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway Freight Train, 06 July 2013 Link
Aug 2014 Benefit Cost Study of State Rail Safety Inspection Programs: Appendix A - Telephone Survey for States Download
Aug 2014 Benefit Cost Study of State Rail Safety Inspection Programs Download
Aug 2014 Background Materials - Long-Distance Trains Download
Jul 2014 Amtrak Audit Report OIG-A-2014-009--GOVERNANCE: Improved Policies, Practices, and Training Can Enhance Capital Project Management Link
Jun 2014 PRIIA Section 305 Next Generation Equipment Committee Report Download
Oct 2012 NCHRP 08-64 - A Guidebook on Improved Principles, Processes, and Methods for Shared-Use Passenger and Freight Rail Corridors Link
Oct 2011 High speed rail - Fast times in the switching yard Download
Feb 2011 Collaborative and Participatory Planning of The Future of High Speed and Commuter Rail on the Northeast Corridor – Joseph H. Boardman-Amtrak Download
Jan 2011 States Ramping Up Action on Passenger Rail - AASHTO Download
Dec 2009 High Speed Rail (HSR) in the United States - Congressional Research Service Download
Aug 2008 Cooler Corridors with Intercity Passenger Rail: Building IntercityTransportation Capacity - SPRC Download
Aug 2008 Cooler Corridors with Intercity Passenger Rail: Environmental Quality, Energy Efficiency and Green Jobs - SPRC Download
Jul 2008 Train Stations as Economic Growth Engines - SPRC Download
Jan 2007 Northeast Corridor Action Plan-A Call for a new Federal-State Partnership Download
Jun 2005 Funding Strategies and Project Costs for State-Supported Intercity Passenger Rail: Summary Report - Texas Transportation Institute Download
Jul 2004 Tax Credit Bonds and the Federal Costs of Financing Public Expenditures Download
Midwest Region
May 2015 Feasibility Report on Proposed Amtrak Service Chicago-Milwaukee-LaCrosse-Twin Cities-(St. Cloud) Link
Oct 2004 Ohio & Lake Erie Regional Rail Ohio Hub Executive Summary - Transportation Economics & Management Systems Inc. & HNTB, Inc. Download
Oct 2004 Ohio & Lake Erie Regional Rail Ohio Hub Study - Transportation Economics & Management Systems Inc. & HNTB, Inc. Download
Sep 2004 Midwest Regional Rail Initiative - Transportation Economics & Management Systems Inc. & HNTB, Inc. Link
Northeast Region
Apr 2003 Boston to Montreal High Speed Rail Study Link
Southeast Region
Aug 2008 Evaluation of High Speed Rail Options in the Macon-Atlanta-Greenville-Charlotte Rail Corridor Link
Jan 2008 Advancing Passenger Rail in the Commonwealth of Virginia Short-Term Action Plan, Part 1 Download
Dec 2004 Georgia Rail Passenger Authority - GDOT Download
Dec 2004 Virginia - Governor's Commission on Rail Enhancement for the 21st Century Download