Category Archives: MARC

State of U.S. Passenger Rail – West Virginia

West Virginia’s Amtrak ridership has grown almost 10% from 2003 to 2014, making it the 40th fastest growing state in the country over that time frame. There are 10 Amtrak stations in the state, including two that are also served … Continue reading

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State of U.S. Passenger Rail – Maryland

Train ridership in Maryland has been increasing by leaps and bounds over the measurable past. First, let’s recap ridership patterns on the state’s regional rail system, MARC, which we last looked at as part of the post on Washington, D.C. … Continue reading

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State of U.S. Passenger Rail – District of Columbia

Whether you look at statistics from Amtrak or from the two regional railroads that serve Washington, D.C., and we’ll do both below, ridership on trains to and from our nation’s capital is booming. The District is home to two railroad … Continue reading

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