Steel Wheels in California Presentations   April 20th, 2010

As promised, we are providing the files presented on April 17, 2010 at Steel Wheels in California, our annual RailPAC/NARP Joint Annual Meeting.  Some files are large, so please be patient.

Program with speaker biographies

Welcome
Tom LaBonge, Los Angeles City Council Member

Opening Address
Ara Najarian, Chairman, Metro Board and Council Member, City of Glendale

High Speed Rail:  The Builders
Joshua Coran, Talgo Inc.
Armin Kick, Siemens (new High Speed Rail website announced)
Thomas Stone, DesertXpress Enterprises

High Speed Rail:  How to Spend the First Billion Dollars
Mike McGinley, TRAC Board and RailPAC member
Darrell Clarke, Sierra Club Los Angeles Transportation Committee
Daniel Krause, Co-founder and Vice President, Californians for High Speed Rail
Jerard Wright, Vice President, The Transit Coalition
Paul Dyson, President, RailPAC

The National System
Stephen Gardner, Vice President of Policy and Development, Amtrak

California State Rail Program
Bill Bronte, Chief, Caltrans Division of Rail

LOSSAN and Southern California Commuter Service
Art Brown, Mayor of Buena Park
Keith Millhouse, Chairman, SCRRA
Alex Clifford, Executive Officer, High Speed Rail, Metro

Passenger Rail Advocacy:  Where do we go from here?
George Chilson, retiring NARP Chairman

The Coast Starlight:  Improving America’s Premier Long-Distance Train
Coast Starlight Communities Network

The files above are being hosted by the Coast Starlight Communities Network.

Meeting Reports and News Articles:

Meeting Photos and Report by Carl Morrison of TrainWeb

Five Challenges for High Speed Rail by Paresh Dave, B.A. Candidate, Print Journalism, USC

THANK YOU TO OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS FOR MAKING THIS EVENT POSSIBLE!

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