May 23, 2013 - San Francisco, CA
"California High Speed Rail Goes Local" Award Ceremony and Panel Discussion
Hosted by Californians for High Speed Rail, the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce, Friends of Caltrain and the San Francisco Planning+Urban Research Association (SPUR)
12:00 to 1:30 PM
SPUR, 654 Mission St., San Francisco, CA
Tickets: $11.34 each ($10.00 plus service fee). Click here to purchase.
On the Agenda:
- Presentation of the "Champion of High Speed Rail" Award to US House of Representatives Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (Dan Bernal of her San Francisco office will accept on her behalf)
- Special Guest Fiona Ma, Former Speaker Pro Tem, California State Assembly - Long-time advocate for high-speed rail
- Panel Discussion: The Future of High-Speed Rail and Caltrain.
- Panel Topics: 4th and King: What's Next? and Moving Forward on the Downtown Extension to Transbay Transit Center (Moderated by Ratna Amin, Transportation Policy Director with SPUR)
- Speakers: Mayor Ed Lee's Transportation Policy Director Gillian Gillett, California High-Speed Rail Authority Northern Regional Director Ben Tripousis, Friends of Caltrain Co-Founder Adina Levin, Californians for High Speed Rail President Daniel Krause
May 28, 2013 - Via Webcast
VIA Rail Canada's Annual Public Meeting
2:00 PM Eastern
Paul G. Smith, Chairman of the Board, Marc Laliberté, President and CEO, and Robert St-Jean, Chief Financial and Administration Officer, will review the financial results from 2012 and the first quarter of 2013, as well as the strategic direction for the Corporation for 2013.
How to attend:
Click here to register for the Annual Public Meeting. You will then be able to join the live event at 2p.m. on May 28, 2013.
Questions may be sent no later than May 17, 2013 via e-mail to
. Every attempt will be made to answer questions, as submitted, during the meeting’s Questions and Answers session.
The webcast will be available on this webpage following the event.
June 1, 2013 - Denver, CO
Colorado Rail Passengers Association (ColoRail) Spring Membership Meeting
12:30 to 3:30 PM
Eloise May Public Library, Community Rooms C and D, 1471 S. Parker Road (near the intersection with E. Florida Ave.)
Rail access to Denver International Airport and the Airport’s new facilities will be the topic of ColoRail’s Spring Meeting. Well-known Denver journalist Kevin Flynn, Public Information Manager for the RTD FasTracks Eagle Project, will make the presentation. Following Kevin, representatives from CDOT and RTD will discuss the newly inaugurated State Transit Plan and RTD Northwest mobility study.
RTD bus service and parking are available at the library.
June 1, 2013 - Lincoln, NE
ProRail Nebraska General Membership Meeting
9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon Central
University of Nebraska at Lincoln, Room 901 Hardin Hall, 1310 Holdredge St.
Registration: Free. Advance registration appreciated. To register or for more information,
or call (402) 475-0221.
Agenda includes presentations by State Senator Annette Dubas, Chair of the Transportation Committee; and PRN President David Purdy and Vice President & Lobbyist Bob Kuzelka.
June 12, 2013 - Washington, DC
Environmental and Energy Study Institute's 16th Annual Congressional Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Expo and Forum
9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Cannon House Office Building, Caucus Room #345, Independence and New Jersey Avenues SE (Metro: Capitol South)
Free and open to the public -- no RSVP required.
9:30 am - 4:30 pm -- Exhibits open for viewing
11:30 am -- Presentations by members of Congress (to be announced)
9:30 am - 4:30 pm -- Administration, exhibitor speakers (to be announced)
June 14, 2013 - Richmond, VA
Virginians for High Speed Rail's 17th Annual Meeting: "Celebrating Success--Preparing for the Future"
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Greater Richmond Convention Center, 403 N. Third St., Room E11, Richmond, VA
Invited Speakers: Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) and Gov. Bob McDonnell (R), and representatives of the Virginia Dept. of Rail and Public Transportation and the Northeast Corridor Future Planning Group
Registration: $40.00 per attendee if registered by June 1; $50.00 per person afterwards; includes plated lunch. Click here to register of call (804) 864-5193.
October 19-20, 2013 - Jacksonville, FL
NARP's Fall Council of Representatives meeting will be held at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront, 225 E. Coastline Drive, Jacksonville, FL. An optional pre-meeting tour of area rail facilities may take place Friday, October 18. More details to be posted in July.