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Advocates Discuss Strengthening Our Communities with Passenger Rail, Part 2

The second part of the meeting featured nationally-known rail advocate Richard Harnish, who laid out his vision for an “Integrated Network Approach to Transportation.” Harnish represents the High Speed Rail Alliance, but he makes the case that an effective transportation network must include local transit, commuter rail, and conventional rail, as well as high speed rail, in order to address the societal and environmental challenges we face in the short and long terms....

The Gift of Rail

Celebrate the season with gifts for the community, gifts for you, and gifts for All Aboard Washington....

Join us for our annual meeting December 11

Please join us for our annual meeting. "Bringing Economic, Environmental and Equity Benefits to Our Communities with Passenger Rail and Seamless Connections" Saturday, December 11 at 1:00 pm...

AAWA News, November 8, 2021

The Investment in Infrastructure and Jobs Act (IIJA). Service on the Point Defiance Bypass, Cascades Service to Vancouver BC Still on Hold, AAWA Co-Hosted the Week Without Driving, Rail Caucuses, 2022 Activities, Northwest Rail News, Save the Date!, Maintain the Momentum - Donate to AAWA Now!...

Maintain the Momentum!

All Aboard Washington has had a very successful summer. The train has left the station! We need your help to keep it rolling!...

Kudos to AAWA and Speakers from PNWER

"Hundreds of participants from across the region joined us in Montana and online and feedback has been overwhelmingly positive. Events like the Summit are successful because of people like yourself sharing your knowledge and expertise. You played a major role in ensuring our work remains relevant, effective, and timely!"...

2021 East-West Train Trek Report

Between August 12th and 21st, Patrick Carnahan and Charlie Hamilton led a number of meetings across Washington and Idaho in a series called the 2021 East-West Train Trek. Patrick and Charlie also participated in the 30th Pacific Northwest Economic Region (PNWER) Summit in Big Sky, Montana. The purpose of this trip was to improve awareness of rail issues and opportunities in the Pacific Northwest; discover opportunities for better collaboration with stakeholders and partners; and increase the organization’s capacity to educate the public and elected officials to serve its mission and vision in line with its charter as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization....

Advocates Travel Statewide to Share Vision for Improving Passenger Rail Service

A group of advocates is embarking on a trip across Washington state to share its vision of how improved passenger rail can bring economic, environmental and equity benefits to local communities. Members of the group All Aboard Washington (AAWA) will hold a series of fourteen meetings as part of the 2021 Train Trek in communities of all sizes, including Edmonds, Everett, Leavenworth, Wenatchee, Yakima, Toppenish, the Tri-Cities, Walla Walla, Clarkston-Lewiston, Sandpoint, Spokane, Cheney, Ritzville, Ellensburg, and Cle Elum between August 12 and 21....