No Time to Lose: Successful Intercity Passenger Rail Expansion on Shared Infrastructure
Recorded On: 04/01/2022
America has the greatest freight rail network in the world. What about passenger rail? We can do both and do it better than we have before. We can continue to have a strong freight rail system while providing the passenger rail service necessary to meet the urgent challenge of climate change and meet the needs of people, communities, and shippers. And we don’t have time to wait decades to make it happen. Let’s talk about the way states, freight railroads, and Amtrak can work together to deliver the future we need.
Moderator: Jim Mathews, President and CEO, Rail Passengers Association
- Michelle Teel Kratzer, Director of Multimodal, Missouri Department of Transportation (IAC)
- Katherine Youngbluth, AICP, Director Planning, Virginia Passenger Rail Authority
- Tamara Noel, Assistant Director, Passenger Train Operations and Amtrak Officer, BNSF
- Bruno Maestri, VP Government Affairs and Corporate Communications, Amtrak