Oregon Passenger Rail Summit: Connecting Communities
Saturday, January 23, 2021 10:00 AM Saturday, January 23, 2021 1:00 PM
This conference, organized by AORTA (https://www.aortarail.org/), will address what was done regarding passenger rail services during 2020; where are we going in 2021; returning passenger rail services to eastern Oregon; and building coalitions with organizations having similar interests.
Mr. Jim Mathews, RPA Pres. & CEO, Washington, DC
Mr. Chris Rall, Outreach Director - Transportation for America – Portland, OR
Ms. Karyn Criswell, Division Administrator – ODOT Public Transportation Division – Salem, OR
U. S. Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR-4th Dist.) - Invited
U. S. Rep. Elect Cliff Bentz (R-OR-2nd Dist.) - Invited
Panel Discussion: Connecting Oregon Communities
Representatives from Baker County, OR; Medford OR; Boise, ID; and Tumwater, WA
$10 donation requested.
Additional details will be available at (https://www.aortarail.org/event/). Should you have any questions, contact AORTA through their website.
"The National Association of Railroad Passengers has done yeoman work over the years and in fact if it weren’t for NARP, I'd be surprised if Amtrak were still in possession of as a large a network as they have. So they've done good work, they're very good on the factual case."
Robert Gallamore, Director of Transportation Center at Northwestern University and former Federal Railroad Administration official, Director of Transportation Center at Northwestern University
November 17, 2005, on The Leonard Lopate Show (with guest host Chris Bannon), WNYC New York.