On Wednesday September 2nd, a group of former colleagues gathered to join RailPAC’s Vice President, South, Paul Dyson, Vice President Long Distance Trains James Smith, and RailPAC member Mark Ehrhardt to commemorate Rick Peterson’s retirement. Rick’s career at Amtrak spanned 44 years, but he is best known for his work in establishing and managing the Thruway bus network. Because of the Pandemic Rick, like many other retirees, was unable to enjoy a celebration with his colleagues, so we hope that RailPAC helped to fill that gap. Many messages were received from around California and the country from friends who were unable to attend. Congratulations Rick, you will be missed by a lot of people.