The Business Case for Passenger Rail Symposium – April 6, 2012
Welcome by Councilman Scott Wagner Click here
Pat & Kris Larkin Click here
Chris Larson, President & CEO Larson Binkley, Inc. Click here
Joe Szabo, Administrator, Federal Railroad Administration Click here
Derrick James, Amtrak Click here
Dennis Slimmer, KDOT Click here
Ross Capon, President & CEO, Natl Association of Railroad Passengers Click here
Pete Meitzner, Councilman, Wichita, Kansas Click here
Homer Nicholson, Mayor, Ponca City, Oklahoma Click here
Rick Harnish, Executive Dir Midwest High Speed Rail Association Click here
Stu Nicholson, Engage Public Affairs Click here
Due to technical difficulties, the rest of the speakers were not recorded.
Our President, Deborah Fischer Stout presents the cause for passenger train expansion.
Deborah spoke at a meeting in September, 2011 in Emporia, Kansas about getting the Amtrak stop restored. The video.
Amtrak 40th Anniversary Video (1971-2011)
KDOT Passenger Train Video as seen at the KDOT meeting in Arkansas City, Kansas. In this video, KDOT is assuming that Kansas will likely pay for the entire corridor. The Northern Flyer Alliance corridor communities does not agree with this assumption, primarily because the FRA has implicitly stated that with very few excetions, only regional efforts will be considered for grant requests.
NFA President Deborah Fischer Stout comments on newly released Amtrak Feasibility study
Kansas Passenger Rail Bill Signing (SB 409)