The Council represents state needs, issues and activities at the national level.
Rail Passengers Association board positions are elected by the Council of Representatives.
RPA's professional staff represents the members in DC and throughout the country.
The National Association of Railroad Passengers, DBA the Rail Passengers Association, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
"Saving the Pennsylvanian (New York-Pittsburgh train) was a local effort but it was tremendously useful to have a national organization [NARP] to call upon for information and support. It was the combination of the local and national groups that made this happen."
Michael Alexander, NARP Council Member
April 6, 2013, at the Harrisburg PA membership meeting of NARP