Why Rail?

  • Improves regional connectivity
  • Increases mobility for drivers and non-drivers alike
  • Expands travels options by coordinating with transit and other active-transportation modes such as bicycling and walking
  • Connects people to jobs, regional attractions, and major recreational destinations
  • Supports neighborhood development and revitalization
  • Reduces the demand for new road capacity while providing a new way to meet future travel demand
  • Links to and supports the Eastern Corridor’s multi-modal transportation vision and land use plan