Archive -- Rhode Island Association of Railroad Passengers Spring 2018 Meeting - Providence, RI
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 6:00 PM Tuesday, May 15, 2018 8:30 PM
Rogers Williams University 1 Empire Street Providence RI 02903
Spring 2018 Meeting
Conference Room - (or Room 217 if available)
Everyone must check in at the front desk in the lobby - The space is reserved in the names: Grow Smart RI / RIARP
We have invited Joe Aiello, Rail Passengers Association’s Northeast Field Coordinator to speak to us. He will talk about his responsibilities and the major projects that he wants to coordinate efforts on. He will also give us a recap of Rail Passengers Association's 2018 DC Advocoacy Summit and Day on The Hill which took place April 15 to April 18, 2018. Steve Musen will assist him, especially on the outcome of the recent Rail Passengers Association elections and on Steve's visits with Congressional Staff.
Note: 1 Empire Street is located right across Washington Street from the main branch of the Providence Public Library.
The last MBTA Commuter Train from Providence to Wickford Jct. leaves at 11:11 PM, but there is an earlier departure at 8:01 PM if you can not stay for the entire meeting.
There is also RIPTA Service running on selected lines when the meeting concludes.
Parking for those who must drive:
Neighborhood street metered parking $1.25 per hour (check to see if it is free after a certain time at night.)
Providence Place Mall - Free for up to 2 hours, $2 for 2-5 hours - Park in the South Side or City Side of the garage - 10-minute walk from garage to 1 Empire Street
"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