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Register now for the 48th Annual MARP Meeting scheduled for Oct. 9, 2021

Michigan Association of Railroad Passengers
48th ANNUAL MEETING
First Congregational Church,
120 N Jackson St, Jackson MI 49201
09 October 2021     10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Make plans now to attend! Our featured speaker is Mr. Derrick James, Amtrak Governmental Affairs, who will tell us what Amtrak’s 2035 Vision has in store for Michigan.

We look forward to our first in-person meeting in some time. However, due to continuing COVID-19 concerns, we do ask that those planning to attend be fully vaccinated.

The cost to attend is $25 per person and includes a catered luncheon. The registration deadline is Friday, October 1, 2021.

IF YOU PLAN TO ATTEND, PLEASE REGISTER TODAY!

Click the button below to register online using PayPal, a major credit card or a debit card

ACT NOW! The deadline for online registration is Friday, Oct.1.




Prefer to send your registration by U.S. mail? Click on the form below, print it, fill it out and mail along with your check to:

MARP, Inc.  |  c/o Jean Merckel
33373 Hampshire Road  |  Livonia, MI 48154-2952

MARP meeting Sept. 16 discusses restoring Ann Arbor to Traverse City passenger service

Michigan Association of Railroad Passengers
Zoom Meeting for Members and Friends
Thursday, 16 September 2021
5:00 PM Eastern Time

Guest Speaker
Carolyn Ulstad
Transportation Program Manager
Groundwork Center, Traverse City

Carolyn will review what has happened so far with the A2TC Project and update us on current plans for moving the proposal forward.

The Northern Michigan Rail Ridership Feasibility & Cost Estimate Study, completed in 2018, presented a favorable scenario for bringing  passenger train service to one of Michigan’s fastest growing regions.

ZOOM LINK                   
Meeting ID: 853 3140 4318
Passcode: 359845
Dial in: +1 312 626 6799

If you are unfamiliar with using Zoom, CLICK HERE for a short tutorial you will find helpful.

Michigan Rail Conference is August 10-11, 2021

Year of Rail: The Platform for Change

The Michigan Rail Conference will be held virtually again this year, August 10-11, starting at 9am (ET) and winding up each day about
1pm (ET) following the keynote speaker.

This year’s conference will bring a host of speakers who will discuss a variety of issues affecting the rail industry in an era of change.

Attendees will be treated to an outstanding keynote speaker closing out each day’s session. Mr. Martin Oberman is the chair of the Surface Transportation Board. Mr. Peter Anastor serves as Director of MDOT’s Office of Rail. Please plan to attend!

Early Bird Registration ends on Saturday, July 31.

CLICK HERE to register for the conference.

Check the AGENDA for information on the program as it develops!