AAWA Central Washington Passenger Rail Summit
Saturday, March 14, 2020 11:00 AM Saturday, March 14, 2020 2:00 PM
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.
"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