Bicycle Service to Begin May 6 on the Amtrak Pere Marquette

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Bicycle service will officially begin via a soft launch on May 6 as Amtrak opens to reservations. Passengers will now be able to get on and off the train with their bicycles in Grand Rapids, Holland, St. Joseph and Chicago without boxing or disassembling their bikes. Each train will have 15 racks.  There will be… Read more »

The U.S. Surface Transportation Board is Asking For Comments From The Rail-Riding Public

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For the first time ever, the U.S. Surface Transportation Board is asking for comments from the rail-riding public on two important proposed rule-making decisions. One concerns on-time performance standards and the other centers on whether passenger trains can continue to be given preference in transit on host railroads. This is one of the extremely rare… Read more »

The Eighth Annual Making It In Michigan Conference Provides Food and Agricultural Entrepreneurs Ingredients for Success

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The MSU Product Center will hold the eighth annual Making It In Michigan Conference and Premier Specialty Food Marketplace Trade Show to be held Tuesday, November 10th from 7:30AM – 4:00PM at the Lansing Center. “In supporting this year’s theme of ‘Ingredients for Success’ we will be presenting the most comprehensive series of educational sessions… Read more »