Passenger Rail: Building Community and Invigorating the Economy

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Communities across the country have realized that trains stations can anchor downtown business districts. From station upgrades to intermodal connectivity; good planning and community vision can help cities of all sizes reenergize cities. Train stations in communities of all sizes are being re-envisioned and leveraged to improve transportation connections; support local tourism and, underpin economic development investments. This panel will bring together city officials and partners to identify what has worked, common pitfalls and best practices for you to consider as your cities think about local passenger rail resources.

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