Releases

NARP Releases, Statements & Letters

An archive of press releases, Congressional statements, letters to officials, and written testimony.

FY14 Train Ridership Records Highlight Infrastructure, Funding Gaps

Release #14-16

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (#14-16) October 29, 2014 Contact: Sean Jeans-Gail, NARP – 202-408-8362 FY14 Train Ridership Records Highlight Infrastructure, Funding Gaps Amtrak’s record-breaking Fiscal Year 2014 ridership and revenue figures made public yesterday should be a wake-up call for federal and local policymakers to provide predictable, dedicated public investment in passenger rail and to address Midwestern train delays that are hurting passengers and Amtrak’s financial footing. The N

America's Passengers, Mayor Becker Honor Salt Lake City's Transportation Vision

Release #14-15

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (#14-15) October 17, 2014 Contact: Sean Jeans-Gail, NARP – 202-408-8362 America's Passengers, Mayor Becker Honor Salt Lake City's Transportation Vision Salt Lake City—The National Association of Railroad Passengers (NARP) is presenting an award Saturday to Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker, honoring Salt Lake City’s officials and community leaders for building a rail transit system that has become a national model for smart growth. Becker will be joined by Federal

Coalition Files “Friend of Court” Brief Defending Passenger Rights

Release #14-15a

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (#14-15) September 24, 2014 Contact: Sean Jeans-Gail, NARP – 202-408-8362 Coalition Files “Friend of Court” Brief Defending Passenger Rights Confronts Increasingly Serious Delays Afflicting America’s National Train Network Washington, D.C.—The National Association of Railroad Passengers, the Environmental Law and Policy Center, All Aboard Ohio, and Virginians for High Speed Rail have filed an amicus curiae brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in a case that could