Tell WSDOT: Finish the Job on the Amtrak Cascades!

Rail advocates will be joined by advocates for public health, transit, and other sectors to loudly say, "WSDOT - finish the job on the Amtrak Cascades!" 

Date: Tuesday, May 14th 

Time: 12:15-1:15pm

Location: Washington State Capitol Campus - Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Sid Snyder Ave SW, Olympia, WA 98501

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We'll have the Solutionary Rail Train and large banners, to accompany our delivery of the over 700 comments people made to WSDOT regarding their Service Development Plan!

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Our Message?

  • Don't downsize the vision and purpose of the Amtrak Cascades, our passenger rail system connecting 14 towns and cities from Portland to Seattle to Vancouver, B.C.

  • Add sections of 110 mph higher speed track just for passenger trains -- essential for fast, frequent, reliable service that will draw people out of their cars and off congested highways.

  • We need trip times of 2.5 hours between SEA-PDX and 2.7 hours between SEA-VBC.

  • Upgrade Amtrak Cascades so train travel is truly competitive with cars and short-distance flights -- and provide energy-efficient transportation for people who don't drive! 

If you are part of an organization that would like to co-sponsor and speak at the press conference, contact Amy.

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WHEN
May 14, 2024 at 12:15pm - 1:15pm
WHERE
Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Wa State Capitol Campus, Olympia, WA
CONTACT
Amy Morrison · · 206-495-1969
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  • Amy Morrison
    published this page in Upcoming Events 2024-05-02 19:55:48 -0700
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