The Michigan By Rail Public Forum in Grand Rapids will be held on Thursday, October 14 from 6 – 8 PM at The Rapid Central Station.
Please Join Congressman Vern Ehlers, State Senators Mark Jansen and Bill Hardiman, Representatives David Agema, Roy Schmidt and Robert Dean, other elected officials and your fellow citizens for the Grand Rapids Michigan By Rail public forum.
The Michigan by Rail Forum in Grand Rapids is part of a series of public forums taking place throughout the state to engage citizens on a vision for the future of Michigan’s freight and passenger rail system.
The event will include an overview of the existing system; an interactive rail mapping session; discussion of financing issues and a big-picture vision of the future of Michigan’s railroad system.
Forums cities include Ann Arbor, East Lansing, Dearborn, Detroit, Traverse City, Holland, Jackson, Kalamazoo, Muskegon, Battle Creek, Flint, Royal Oak, and St. Joseph/Benton Harbor.
Please participate and make your voice heard.
Partners for this forum are:
Michigan Environmental Council
Michigan Association of Railroad Passengers
Michigan Municipal League
Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen
& Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees,
Divisions of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters
United Transportation Union
Disability Advocates of Kent County
Village of Kent City
Grand Rapids Charter Township
City of Cedar Springs
City of Kentwood
Grand Valley Metropolitan Council
City of Lowell
Cascade Charter Township
Experience Grand Rapids Convention & Visitors Bureau
Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce
Get Michigan Moving