Virginians For High Speed Rail

VHSR In the News


-Inside Business: Foxx On The Move 7/24/2015
-WMAL Radio: Obama Administration Calls D.C. To Richmond High Speed Rail A Priority
7/24/2015
-The Daily Progress Op/Ed: High speed rail progress a win for all
7/24/2015
The U.S.Transportation Secretary’s Blog: Pressing forward on Southeast passenger rail

7/23/2015
-Richmond Times Dispatch: 'Let's get this done,' U.S. transportation secretary says of D.C.-Richmond high-speed rail 7/22/2015
-Style Weekly "Will Richmond Re-Connect with High Speed Rail" 6/16/2015
-Washington Post Virginia Bets on Higher Speed Rail by 2025 6/4/2015
-Richmond Times Dispatch “Time for more transportation choices” 2/16/2015
-Chesterfield Village News “Riding the Rails” 1/7/2015
-Charlottesville’s 1070 WINA Morning News Show with Rick and Jane 1/7/2015
-Williamsburg Yorktown Daily “City’s Proposed Legislative Agenda Asks for Tax Reform, Funding Increases” (10/9/2014)
-Washington Times article “Feds urge southeastern states to develop rail plan” (6/20/2014)
-WHSV.com “Valley Student’s Rail Documentary Gains Recognition” (6/09/2014)
-Virginian-Pilot “VA official: {Metcalf} High-speed rail study may be too optimistic” (03/29/2014)
-Virginian-Pilot “Rail Advocates lay out future of Amtrak in Virginia” (12/11/2013)
-NoVa Connection “Fast Growing Virginia Station” (10/24/2013)
-Culpeper Star Exponent "All Aboard: Amtrak Moves Economy" (10/19/2013)
-Richmond Times-Dispatch “For high-speed rail service, Virginia needs federal partner” (6/15/2013)
-Richmond Times-Dispatch “Panel ponders financing for road, rail projects” (6/1/2013)
-Richmond Times-Dispatch “Amtrak parking lot expanding on Staples Mill” (5/18/2013)
-Style Weekly “Gathering Steam” (4/2/2013)
-Fredericksburg Free-Lance Star editorial “Transportation fixes: A long time coming” (2/14/13)
-Virginian-Pilot editorial “Time for a plan” (2/13/13)
-Daily Progress editorial “VA should keep trains on track” (1/4/2013)
-RVABusiness.com blog: “RVA to adopt mass transit by 2015” (6/15/2012)
-Inside Business: “High-speed rail has a lot of energy, not much money” (6/8/2012)
-Richmond Times-Dispatch: “Richmond eyes its speed bump for high-speed rail” (6/3/2012)
-The Virginian-Pilot: “Demand on rise ahead of Amtrak’s launch in Norfolk” (6/2/2012)
-Daily Press: “Norfolk Amtrak link should be complete by year’s end, mayor says” (6/1/2012)
-Inside Business: “High Speed rail group to meet here” (5/25/2012)
-Daily Progress: “Trains still chugging along in VA” (5/1/2012)
-Village New’s: “High Speed Rail Legislation Works Through Assembly” (3/14/2012)
-Virginian-Pilot Editorial: “Let’s keep rail success on track” by Sandy Harris 3/4/2012
-Daily Progress: "Changes coming for regional trains" 2/26/2012
-Charlottesville's WVTF "Funding is still questionable for future of passenger trains" 1/10/2012
-Charlottesville Tomorrow: "McDonnell's budget proposal funds Lynchburg train for two more years" 1/9/2012
-Hampton Road's Inside Business: "What About Fast Trains" 12/30/2011
-Virginian-Pilot: "Measure restores money for regional Amtrak service" 12/2/2011
-Hampton Road's Inside Business: "At a Crossroads" 10/28/2011
-Hampton Road's Inside Business: "Proposed Budget Cuts May Endanger Passenger Trains" 10/21/2011
-Richmond's Style Weekly: "Main Street Station Sees Spike, But Fast Trains Still Distant" 10/6/2011
-Richmond Times Dispatch:"VA. to get $44.3M for high speed rail" 9/29/2011
-Virginian-Pilot:"US budget plan cuts Amtrak funding for local routes" 9/16/2011
-Washington Post: "Waiting for the Promise of High Speed Rail" 6/4/2011
-Richmond Times Dispatch; “Virginia to get small portion of U.S. high-speed rail funds” 5/10/2011
-Richmond Times Dispatch; “Virginia not applying for federal funds for high-speed rail” 4/6/2011
-Virginian-Pilot; “Conservative makes case for rail” 4/3/2011
-Richmond Times Dispatch; “Conservative argues for faster intercity passenger rail service” 3/31/2011
-Daily Press; “Hampton Roads Could Benefit from Obama High Speed Rail Plan” 2/8/2011
-Richmond Times Dispatch -2/7/2011 | Virginian-Pilot -2/10/2011: “We can't pave our way out of congestion
-Charlottesville’s NBC 29; “Without State Funding Lynchburg-DC Line May Get Derailed” 2/4/2011
-Daily Progress; “Rail Advocates Call For Dedicated Fund For Passenger Service” 2/5/2011
-Virginia Inside Business; “Who Will Pay to Keep Passenger Trains Rolling” 1/14/2011
-Virginia-Pilot; “High-speed rails make slow move to Virginia” 11/20/2010
-Richmond Times-Dispatch; “High-speed rail in Va. will take time and money” 11/16/2010
-Virginia Business Magazine; “Passenger rail service needs dedicated source of revenue” 9/1/2010
-Richmond’s CBS 6; “High Speed Rail Headed for Central Virginia?” 7/21/2010
-Richmond Times Dispatch; “High-speed rail supported heavily at public hearing” 7/21/2010
-Richmond’s CBS6; “High-speed rail in Richmond” 7/20/2010
-Richmond Times Dispatch; “High-speed rail plan receives overwhelming support” 7/20/2010
-Virginia Business Magazine; “Getting Virginia On Board” 7/1/2010
-Richmond Times Dispatch; “High Speed Rail: We Must Connect Virginia's Most Important Downtowns” 6/12/2010
-Richmond Times Dispatch; “Will the fast trains come to Richmond?” 4/3/2010
-Richmond Magazine "High Speed Expectations" 3/24/2010
-Richmond’s NBC12; “Region pushes Senate to increase rail funding” 12/9/2009
-Richmond’s CBS 6; “Will High-Speed Rail Make a Stop in Richmond?” 12/8/2009
-Richmond Times-Dispatch; “Richmond leaders want another $4 billion for high-speed rail” 12/9/2009
-Virginian-Pilot; “Norfolk Southern: Passenger rail on freight tracks less costly” 9/10/2009

-Style Weekly "The Magic Bullet" 7/15/2009
-Style Weekly "Slow Track to High Speed" 8/26/2009