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Persuade Amtrak to Use the Metrolink ROW for the Sunset Limited

The "Sunset Limited" currently uses a right-of-way (ROW) owned by Union Pacific to travel between Los Angeles and New Orleans by way of Palm Springs.

 

This route bypasses San Bernardino, whereas the tracks owned by S.C.R.R.A. (Metrolink) are more readily available and more direct, and they would potentially connect San Bernardino with Palm Springs, Phoenix and other points East.

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Use Free or Low-Cost Metrolink Tickets as Employer Incentives

The San Bernardino Line is, by far, the busiest in the entire Metrolink system. However, during peak hours, while capacity is filled in one direction between Los Angeles and San Bernardino, trains going in the opposite direction are relatively empty. So, by giving Metrolink tickets free or at very low cost to employers that relocate within walking distance of the transit stations in eastern southern California, commuting ...more »

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