The Business Case for Passenger Rail Symposium – April 6, 2012
Welcome by Councilman Scott Wagner
Pat & Kris Larkin
Chris Larson, President & CEO Larson Binkley, Inc.
Joe Szabo, Administrator, Federal Railroad Administration
Derrick James, Amtrak
Dennis Slimmer, KDOT
Ross Capon, President & CEO, Natl Association of Railroad Passengers
Pete Meitzner, Councilman, Wichita, Kansas
Homer Nicholson, Mayor, Ponca City, Oklahoma
Rick Harnish, Executive Dir Midwest High Speed Rail Association
Stu Nicholson, Engage Public Affairs
Due to technical difficulties, the rest of the speakers were not recorded.
Our President, presents the cause for passenger train expansion.
Deborah spoke at a meeting in September, 2011 in Emporia, Kansas about getting the Amtrak stop restored. .
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.
comments on newly released Amtrak Feasibility study