AAWA Central Washington Passenger Rail Summit
Saturday, March 14, 2020 11:00 AM
Yakima Convention Center 10 N 8th St Yakima WA 98901
All Aboard Washington, a non-profit organization that promotes better passenger rail service in the Pacific Northwest, and The Greater Yakima Chamber of Commerce, are pleased to co-sponsor a meeting Saturday, March 14, 2020, 11:00am - 2:00 pm at the Yakima Convention Center.
The purposes of the meeting are to:
- Increase public awareness regarding the feasibility and economic benefits of restoring passenger rail service to Central Washington
- Encourage state, regional and local organizations to incorporate passenger rail into their planning efforts
- Increase support from the public and from elected representatives
All are welcome to attend, including:
- State and local government representatives from Yakima, Kittitas, Benton, and Franklin Counties
- Business owners
- General public
A catered lunch will be available. Please contact us to make reservations by using AAWA's contact form or by calling 360-529-5552 x3.
"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