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Public Hearing on Oregon Passenger Rail Funding

Date/Time:

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Location:

   

Oregon State Capitol
Hearing Room F

Details:

Eugene-Portland Amtrak runs may be gone within months without legislative action now.  Crucial public hearing March 28 in Salem - Plan to attend.
Ways & Means Subcommittee on Transportation and Economic Development
Public Testimony on State Funding of Passenger Rail Service
Please attend and show your support for continuing Oregon’s Cascades passenger rail corridor.
Here is a link to the Hearing agenda:
https://olis.leg.state.or.us/liz/2017R1/Committees/JWMTR/2017-03-28-13-00/Agenda

Transit Day at the Capitol 2017

Date/Time:

April 11, 2017 (Tue.)
8 am to 3 pm

Location:

   

Oregon State Capitol
900 Court St. NE
Salem, OR 97301

Details:

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Portland Train Day 2017

Date/Time:

May 6, 2017 (Saturday)

Location:

   

Oregon Rail Heritage Center
Portland, OR

Details:

More details:  http://www.orhf.org

Rail Summit NW (Seattle)

Date/Time:

May 6, 2017 (Saturday)
8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Location:

   

Columbia City Theater
4916 Rainier Ave. S
Seattle, WA
(1/4 mi. East of Columbia City Link Light Rail Station)

Details:

The Conference, which is sponsored by the Rail Users’ Network, All Aboard Washington, and AORTA  will examine what’s happening in the Pacific Northwest regarding passenger rail and rail transit issues. The focus will be on recent success stories, which projects are moving forward, and which are standing still and could use some help. We will also examine what rail advocates are doing in other parts of the country to promote and expand passenger rail.
Registration for the Conference is $55 (until March 31), $60 after that, and $65 at the door, and includes morning refreshments, lunch, an afternoon refreshment break, and all conference materials/handouts.
Registration and details at:  http://www.railusers.net/annual-conference/

NARP 50th Anniversary Celebration

Date/Time:

November 2-5, 2017 (Thur.-Sun.)

Location:

   

Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel
Chicago, IL

Details:

Save The Dates NOW For NARP’s 50th Anniversary Celebration…
Thursday, November 2 through Sunday, November 5, 2017

In Chicago, IL - NARP’s Birthplace In 1967