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.
"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