Passenger Rail Update Lunch Set in Toledo

An update on Midwest rail passenger service will be provided on Nov. 17 at a forum in Toledo.

The event, organized by the Toledo Metropolitan Area Council of Government’s Public Transit & Passenger Rail Committee and the Northwest Ohio Passenger Rail Association, will be held from
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the The Toledo Club, 235 14th St.

The keynote speaker is David King, general manager of Triangle Transit in the Durham, Raleigh, and Chapel Hill region of North Carolina.

He is a former leader of the North Carolina Department of Transportation rail division and past chair of Reconnecting America, an organization working to redefine national policies on intercity travel for a convenient, secure, financially viable, and sustainable network.

The program will also include a panel discussion with regional transportation professionals.
Tickets are $30 for NOPRA members, $35 for non-members, and $20 for students. The ticket price includes lunch.

For more information, or to order tickets, go to passengerrailforum2014.eventbrite.com.

 

 

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