Ashland stakeholder group forming to continue study of high-speed rail proposal

April 24, 2017

The Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation met last week with stakeholders of the Ashland section of a 123-mile portion of a federal high-speed rail project.

Editorial: I95 requires some rail relief

September 25, 2016

LIVING, as we do, along the East Coast’s main north–south highways and rail lines has brought both prosperity and pain to our region for generations.

Improving I95 corridor through Fredericksburg and Virginia

September 19, 2016

Residents and businesses in the Fredericksburg region know firsthand that travel delays on Interstate 95 bring uncertainty, loss of time and huge hidden costs to families and businesses alike.

Trains: RVA needs high-speed rail to DC and beyond

August 27, 2016

With the final phase of the draft of the Washington to Richmond High Speed Rail study set to be released this fall, I want to outline why it’s so important to our region.

Editorial: High-speed rail plan picks up steam in Fredericksburg region

July 9, 2016

Discussions of high-speed rail running through the Fredericksburg region have come and gone for decades like so many freight trains.

High Speed Rail Meeting July 11 in Fredericksburg

July 7, 2016

A meeting about the proposed D.C. to Richmond Southeast High Speed Rail project is scheduled 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Monday, July 11, 2016. The meeting will be held at Fredericksburg Christian Upper School, 9400 Thornton Rolling Rd. in Fredericksburg.

Area residents worry that proposed rail line could take homes

June 8, 2016

Bob Benson explains how the terrain at his Spotsylvania home is steep and wooded, which is one reason he questions why it was included in a possible route for a new high-speed rail line from Washington to Richmond.

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