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NARP Releases, Statements & Letters

An archive of press releases, Congress-ional statements, letters to officials, and written testimony.

Statement on Senate Commerce Surface Transportation Subcommittee Hearing on Improving Transportation Network

February 12, 2015

Statement of Jim Mathews President & CEO National Association of Railroad Passengers * * * Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, and Security The Honorable Deb Fischer, Chair The Honorable Cory Booker, Ranking Member ***U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation * * * Hearing on Improving the Performance of our Transpor...

House Rail Legislation Includes Reforms, Raises Key Questions

February 5, 2015

For Immediate Release (#15-01) February 5, 2015
 Contact: Sean Jeans-Gail, NARP – 202-408-8362 House Rail Legislation Includes Reforms, Raises Key Questions Washington, D.C.—Upon review of the Passenger Rail Reform and Investment Act of 2015 (PRRIA 2015) introduced by the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, the National Association of Railroad Passengers (NARP) finds many...

Statement of Jim Mathews to Senate Commerce Committee on Rail Reauthorization

December 10, 2014

Statement of Jim Mathews President & CEO National Association of Railroad Passengers * * *Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, and SecurityThe Honorable Richard Blumenthal, ChairmanThe Honorable John Thune, Ranking MemberU.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation* * *Hearing on the Future of Passenger Rail in the U.S.* * *Decem...

Case "Will Determine the Future of Passenger Rail in the U.S.”

December 8, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (#14-18) December 8, 2014 Contact: Sean Jeans-Gail, NARP – 202-408-8362 Case "Will Determine the Future of Passenger Rail in the U.S. Supreme Justices Hear Arguments in Association of American Railroads v. U.S. Department of Transportation Washington, D.C. – The Supreme Court heard oral arguments today in the Association of American Railroads v. U.S. Department of Tra...

Texas Students Call for High-Speed Rail

November 20, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (#14-17) November 19, 2014 Contact: Sean Jeans-Gail, NARP – 202-408-8362 Texas Students Call for High-Speed Rail Student Government Associations Highlight Economic Importance of Passenger Trains for Future of Texas Economy Encouraged by the National Association of Railroad Passenger’s campaign to recruit the next generation of transportation leaders, student governmen...