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Advocates Meet to Discuss Returning Passenger Rail Service to the Yakima Valley

Passenger rail advocacy group All Aboard Washington (AAWA) is bringing its 2021 Train Trek to Yakima and Toppenish on Saturday, August 14. These events will also be offered electronically. Additional meetings are being offered statewide. Details are available at https://www.aawa.us/impact/2021-train-trek/...

AAWA Submits Comments to USDOT on Transportation Equity

Our surface transportation program has focused on vehicles, vehicle speed, and through traffic for far too long. That emphasis minimizes the needs of those who cannot afford a vehicle, cannot drive, or choose not to drive. The focus on vehicle speed, with associated travel time savings, imposes safety risks to those traveling within the community on foot, wheelchair, mobility scooter, bike, rail, or other means of transportation....

A Busy Summer for AAWA

We hope you’re having an enjoyable start to the summer! All Aboard Washington has a few updates on our hard work over the past few months, including some fun upcoming activities....

AAWA's Carnahan Reports on WA's Rail Revolution

AAWA co-executive director Patrick Carnahan's article "Reviving a Rail Revolution: How Washington State Can Get Back on Track Toward Creating a World-Class Passenger Rail Network" is featured in the latest issue of Speedlines, the newsletter of the American Public Transportation Association....

Help Us Spread the Word that Daily Service is Back!

AAWA and AORTA will be passing out flyers at stations tomorrow, as this week's increased service levels take effect. The flyer is attached. So far, we have folks who will be at several stations. If anyone else wants to spread the word, please let us know!...

2021: Good News, Bad News, and How You Can Help

All Aboard Washington has had a busy spring with virtual advocacy in both Washington, D.C. and Olympia. The ongoing pandemic continues to present countless challenges, but there is renewed interest in passenger rail service from coast to coast. Here are some updates on what’s been going on and what you can do to help make things happen....

AAWA Presents to Legislature's House Transportaton Committee

AAWA leaders will present the latest news on the return of daily long-distance trains, and the need for expanding service n the region, to the House Transportation Committee. The meeting begins on Thursday, March 11 at 3:30 pm....