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.
"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.