SR in the Press Archive

Growing collection of articles and interviews featuring Solutionary Rail (or directly related):

TokiTV - Trains Can Save Salmon? Interview Presentation by Bill Moyer, March 24, 2024

Seattle Times - OpEd - WA just dodged a bullet train boondoggle OpEd by Bill Moyer, Jan 2, 2024

Voice of Vashon - Small Talk Segment: Solutionary Rail and the use of Railroads in the USA Interview on the Brown Briefly Show, December 27, 2022

Lewiston Morning Tribune - Investing in Rail Now Could Save Money and Salmon Op-Ed by Bill Moyer and Nick Gerhardt, November 27, 2022

Spokane Spokesman-Review - Can Trains Save Salmon? Op-Ed by Solutionary Rail Campaign Lead Bill Moyer, October 29, 2022

AJOT - STB’S Oberman says US railroads reduced service, raised rates and derived $191 billion in dividends and buybacks since 2010  by Stas Margaronis (Not about Solutionary Rail, but directly related.)

Washington Monthly - Amtrak Joe vs the Modern Robber Barons by Phillip Longman 

Railway Age - "Can we please be honest here?"  by Matthew Parker (Not about Solutionary Rail, but directly related.)

Daily Kos - Why we can't have the railroads we need to save the planet. We're looking at you, Wall Street - by Larry Roth, August 10, 2021

Daily Kos - The IPCC report is a Code Red level warning. Here's one way we can act on it - by Larry Roth, August 9, 2021

FreightWaves - Is electrifying the freight rail network cost prohibitive? - by Joanna Marsh, April 28, 2021

KPFA Radio in Berkeley - Behind the News: A Program for Reviving Railroads - interview by Doug Henwood, April 22, 2021

KSQD Radio in Santa Cruz - Bill Moyer Shares the Vision of a Win-Win-Win Solution for America's Freight and Passenger Transportation Challenges - interview by Len Beyea, Talk of the Bay, March 18, 2021

Medium - There's a right track and a wrong track for the future of Washington state rail - by Thomas White and Bill Moyer, March 10, 2021

Volts - Transmission Fortnight: burying power lines next to rail & roads to make a national transmission grid - by David Roberts, Feb 1, 2021

Good Day! Magazine - Granges urged to think of rail as part of climate solution - by Bill Moyer, December 2020

Davis Enterprise - Per Capita Davis: When innovation goes off the rails - by John Mott-Smith, October 21, 2020

Davis Enterprise - Per Capita Davis: Reimagining the railroads - by John Mott-Smith, October 8, 2020

Bemidji Pioneer - An Original Essay, the Sitting Bull Plan - by Winona LaDuke, Sept 23, 2020

Daily Kos - Interesting Rail News from Germany, England, and India. Then There's America, by Larry Roth, January 26, 2020

Seattle Weekly - Meet the group trying to electrify America’s railroads, by Aaron Kunkler, January 12, 2020

Adirondack Almanack - Viewpoint: Tearing Out Railroads Is Not Progress, by Larry Roth, January 8, 2020

The Olympian - Get behind Solutionary Rail, which would be good for climate, workers, communities, by Glen Anderson, November 28, 2019

The Crest, Sierra Club Washington State Chapter - Electrified Railroads Can Improve Carbon Footprint of Transport, by Tim Gould, Summer 2018

Environment and Energy Study Institute - Electrification of U.S. Railways: Pie in the Sky, or Realistic Goal?  by Richard Nunno, May 30 2018

Counterpunch - Bring on Solutionary Rail, by Rivera Sun, February 5, 2018

Friends Journal - Book Review, by Ruah Swennerfelt, Jan 1, 2018

GreenBiz - Laying the Tracks for a Newly Powered Rail System, by Patrick Mazza and Bill Moyer, December 16, 2017

CleanTechnica - Solutionary Rail Proposes A Single Infrastructure Upgrade That Solves Two Chronic Problems by Kyle Field, September 16th, 2017 

RECOMMENDED: Yes! Magazine - Summer 2017 issue & website - Electric Trains Everywhere: A Solution to Crumbling Roads and Climate Crisis by Stephen Miller, May 30, 2017

The Architects Newspaper reference to Solutionary Rail as a way of thinking about infrastructure.  $647 million in federal funds for Caltrain electrification approvedBy , May 26, 2017


Real Change News - Feature - Backbone Campaign’s people-powered plan to electrify America’s railroads by Sydney Parker | May 3rd, 2017

Real Change News - Book Review - Local activist organization publishes proposal to electrify the rail system by Mary Paterson | April 12th, 2017

Speak Up! Speak Out! radio interview

Grist OpEd: How we can turn railroads into a climate solution,By Patrick Mazza, March 13, 2017

High Speed Rail America Club's #BuildIt campaign produced this interview:

Trains Magazine: Electrifying the Northern Transcon? Environmentalist author says electrified freight railroads help the earth By Justin Franz | February 28, 2017

Weather Channel:

Thom Hartmann Show:

In These Times:

And more:

Showing 1 reaction

  • Bill Moyer
    published this page in SR in the Press 2024-03-27 13:26:15 -0700
Pitch In Join the Team Take Action