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."
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"I’m so proud that we came together in bipartisan fashion in the Senate to keep the Southwest Chief chugging along, and I’m grateful for this recognition from the Rail Passengers Association. This victory is a testament to what we can accomplish when we reach across the aisle and work together to advance our common interests."
Senator Tom Udall (D-NM)
April 2, 2019, on receiving the Association's Golden Spike Award for his work to protect the Southwest Chief