Archive -- Rail Passengers Association New England Regional Meeting
2018 NARP New England Regional Meeting
Co-sponsored by the National Association of Rail Passengers Association and the Massachusetts Chapter of Sierra Club
Rail Passengers Association Members & Friends; Public Transportation Advocates And Interested Citizens Are Invited!
12:30 PM - Registration
1:00 PM - Meeting Starts
(Following times are approximate)
- Video Message from Former Massachusetts Governor Dukakis
- 1:15-1:40 - Chris Dempsey; Director, T4MA: "RGGI for Transportation"
- 1:40-2:00 - Clint Richmond; Co-Chair Mass. Sierra Club Transportation Committee: MassDOT State Rail Plan Response"
- 2:00-2:05 - John Businger; Fmr. State Rep. & NSRL Working Group Vice Chair: "North-South Rail Link Update"
- Break (20 mins)
- 2:25-2:40 - Steve Musen; Rhode Island Council Member: "National Update"
- 2:40-3:05 - Marc Ebuna; Founder, TransitMatters: "TransitMatters' Regional Rail Report"
- 3:05-3:30 - Elena Studier; Rail Passengers Association's 2016 "Summer by Rail" Intern: "Summer by Rail: A Multi-Modal Adventure"
- 3:30-4:00 - Additional comments & conversation
4:00 PM - Meeting Adjourns
5:00 - 8:00 PM - TransitMatters/Rail Passengers Association "Beer & Transit" social event at Beacon St Locale (Separate Admission)
Attendee Registration - $20.00 per person
Sponsor Level Registration - $50.00 per person (Includes Special Sponsor Recognition)
Student Discount Registration - $5.00 per person with valid student ID
Northeastern University Student Registration - FREE with Northeastern Student ID
Light Refreshments Will Be Served
"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