Articles of Incorporation
The National Association of Railroad Passengers, DBA the Rail Passengers Association, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Dues and contributions are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.
Note: The Bylaws Committee has updated the documents to reflect the results of the 2022 Fall Council Business Meeting
- Revised And Adopted October 22, 2022
- Member And Staff Code Of Conduct (Revised and adopted March 22, 2023)
Directors and Representatives
NARP dba Rail Passengers Association is governed by an all-volunteer Board of Directors, which is elected by the all-volunteer Council of Representatives, our national advisory body elected by the general membership by state.
Board of Director Governance Policies
The National Association of Railroad Passengers dba Rail Passengers Association (and/or any subsidiaries) shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and termination of staff, and selection of volunteers and vendors. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors, and clients.
"When [NARP] comes to Washington, you help embolden us in our efforts to continue the progress for passenger rail. And not just on the Northeast Corridor. All over America! High-speed rail, passenger rail is coming to America, thanks to a lot of your efforts! We’re partners in this. ... You are the ones that are going to make this happen. Do not be dissuaded by the naysayers. There are thousands of people all over America who are for passenger rail and you represent the best of what America is about!"
Secretary Ray LaHood, U.S. Department of Transportation
2012 NARP Spring Council Meeting