Centralia Depot 210 Railroad Ave. Centralia Washington 98531
Why High-Tech Driving Doesn't Solve Traffic, and Why a Robust Rail Network is a Better Alternative
Greater Northwest Winter Gathering and Annual Meeting for AAWA, AORTA, AANW and the Rail Passengers Association NW Division
Saturday, December 9, 2023, 10 am - 3:45 pm PT
Centralia Depot and on Zoom
Peter Norton Ph. D, is the author of Fighting Traffic: The Dawn of the Motor Age in the American City (MIT Press), and of Autonorama: The Illusory Promise of High-Tech Driving (Island Press, 2021).He is associate professor of history in the Department of Engineering and Society at the University of Virginia, where he teaches history of technology, social dimensions of engineering, research, and professional ethics.
Meredith Richards is President of the Virginia Rail Policy Institute, Board Chair of the Rail Passengers Association, and former President of Virginians for High Speed Rail. She has a long history in rail advocacy and community involvement, including serving on the Charlottesville City Council and over 30 years involvement in public boards and commissions relating to transportation planning, municipal government, economic development and land use.
- Next-Generation Passenger Rail Equipment and Schedule
- More Trains and Funding: FRA Grant Opportunities, Long-Distance Study, Rail Projects
- 2024 State Legislative Agendas
- Transportation Equity and Accessibility
- Dreams Into Reality: Building Coalitions, Creating Effective Community Outreach
More details available at the GNWPRS website.
Hosted by All Aboard Washington, The Association of Oregon Rail and Transit Advocates, All Aboard Northwest, and the Northwest Region of the Rail Passengers Association.
Register now! Click the Register button below and enter your lunch selections. We will also have drinks and snacks available before the event and at breaks.
We regret that there can be no returns or exchanges.
- Cherrywood Smoked Ham & Cheddar (H)
- Oven-roasted Turkey Breast & Provolone (T)
- Vegan Veggie Wrap (V)
- Potato salad (S)
- Fresh fruit (F)
- Chips (C)
- Snickerdoodle (SC)
- Chocolate chip (CC)
- Oatmeal raisin (OC)
Photo by Flickr user The West End
- In-Person Registration, Lunch with Ham
- In-Person Registration, Lunch with Turkey
- In-Person Registration, Lunch with Veggie
- In-Person Registration, No Lunch
- Zoom Registration