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APTA to Host 4th Annual High-Speed Rail Policy Forum

APTA will host its Fourth Annual High-Speed Rail Policy Forum, “Getting to a Tipping Point for High-Performance Intercity Passenger Rail,” Nov. 29 at the APTA offices in Washington, DC.

The full-day event will probe the state, local and federal partnerships required to advance high-performance passenger rail projects. Featured speakers include state and federal public transit officials and staff, representatives from Capitol Hill and transportation advisors who will discuss strategies for moving forward on an ambitious passenger rail agenda.

FRA Acting Administrator Heath Hall will give the keynote address. Introductory speakers will include APTA Chair Nathaniel P. Ford Sr., Acting President & CEO Richard White and High-Speed & Intercity Rail Committee Chairwoman Anna Barry, deputy commissioner, Connecticut DOT. Topics will include the state of high-speed rail around the world, innovative funding and finance, congressional perspectives and strategies for improving on-time performance and strengthening high-speed rail advocacy.

Registration is required. For hotel and logistics, contact Marcus Eng or Cynthia Owens, and for program information, contact Art Guzzetti. More information is available here.
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