high speed rail http://wrvo.org en NY DOT looking at five options to speed up rail travel http://wrvo.org/post/ny-dot-looking-five-options-speed-rail-travel <div><p></p><p>New York state transportation planners have opened the discussion about the best way to speed up train travel through upstate New York.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Passenger trains running between Buffalo and New York City right now run at about 50 miles per hour and are often slowed more by competing freight train traffic.</span></p> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 12:46:52 +0000 Ryan Delaney 52278 at http://wrvo.org NY DOT looking at five options to speed up rail travel Maffei promotes high speed rail http://wrvo.org/post/maffei-promotes-high-speed-rail <p>High speed rail has become a political issue across the country, including in upstate New York. Democratic Congressional hopeful Dan Maffei says the issue draws a distinction between him and his opponent in the race for the 24th Congressional district.<br>&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 22 Aug 2012 20:24:47 +0000 Ellen Abbott 24790 at http://wrvo.org