Ride the Rail Speaker Series: "Passenger Rail: A Rare Opportunity" w/ Jim Mathews, Rail Passengers Association
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 6:30 PM Tuesday, October 19, 2021 7:30 PM
From the event description: "Jim Mathews, President & CEO Rail Passengers Association (RPA), will share his vision for a robust national passenger train network within the U.S. at our October Ride the Rail event via Zoom. Mathews believes rail can be an economic engine in the communities it serves, a potentially transformative mode in an ever-changing transportation landscape and the most environmentally responsible way to meet the transportation challenges of the 21st century. As a volunteer, Mathews served on the Amtrak Customer Advisory Committee for six years, including two years leading the ACAC as chairman."
For more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/534711360926036
"The support from the Rail Passengers Association, and from all of you individually, has been incredibly important to Amtrak throughout our history and especially so during the last trying year."
Bill Flynn, Amtrak CEO
April 19, 2021, speaking to attendees at the Rail Passengers Virtual Spring Advocacy Conference