Resources & Links
New Service – EIS – FONSI Economic Benefit – Alternatives Analysis Studies
KDOT Rail Feasibility Study 2000 (Read the Results on page 30!)
Midwest Network 220 mph High Speed Rail Benefits Study
Texas Transportation Institute Heartland Flyer Benefit Study
ODOT Carter Burgess Heartland Flyer Study 2005
Texas Rail Plan – November 2010
Chapter 1 – Introduction
Chapter 2 – Outreach Process
Chapter 3 – Freight Rail System
Chapter 4 – Passenger Rail Systems
Chapter 5 – Rail Safety and Security
Chapter 6 – Financial Options
Chapter 7 – Short and Long-Term Rail Program
All Aboard Washington Advocating modern rail transport in the state of Washington
Amtrak home page.
Amtrak train stations (USA Rail Guide).
Association of Oregon Rail and Transit Advocates (AORTA)
Coalition for a Livable Future Working for a just and sustainable region.
Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)
Friends of Northern Flyer Alliance (FNFA)
Heartland Flyer Coalition (Oklahoma & Texas).
Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT).
Lone Star – Amtrak Train that use to run from Chicago thru Kansas and Oklahoma to Houston.
Midwest Interstate Passenger Rail Commission (MIPRC) Kansas is a member.
National Association of Railroad Passengers (NARP).
North Carolina DOT Rail Division.
Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT).
Oregon DOT Rail Division – Agency responsible for freight and passenger rail planning and operations.
Oregon Rail Users’ League (ORULE) – Serves organizations that operate, use and support railroads in Oregon
Pioneer Restoration Organization Coalition to restore passenger rail from Portland to Eastern Oregon, Boise and beyond.
Southwest Chief – Train on Wikipedia.
States for Passenger Rail Coalition – Member DOTs includes Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas among the 32 members.
Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT).
Texas Eagle – Amtrak website.
Texas Eagle on Wikipedia.
Trains for America – Blog featuring a diverse array of significant rail issues.
The Transport Politic – National coverage of existing and planned rail systems.
Transportation For America – Together we can realize a better transportation system that works for all Americans.
Waynoka Historical Society (Refurbished Harvey House and Depot) Waynoka, Oklahoma
Western High-Speed Rail Alliance