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American Public Transportation Association

 Commuter Rail Committee

This committee promotes commuter railroads and works to address their unique regulatory, legislative, and operational issues. The Commuter Rail Committee, through its Operators Subcommittee, is working on a very active agenda including:

  • establishing Passenger Rail Standards and Recommended Practices;
  • strengthening the Commuter Rail System Safety Program;
  • and enhancing the ability of passenger railroads to access freight railroad rights of way.

The committee also jointly sponsors, with the Rail Transit Committee, APTA's annual Rail Conference.

Subcommittees

 

 

 Committee Contacts

 

Chair

Donald A. Orseno
telephone (312) 322-2810 
e-mail dorseno@metrarr.com

Staff Advisor

Carolyn Hayward-Williams
telephone (202) 496-4885
email chayward@apta.com 

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