Apgar, Glacier Nat. Park, MT, photo by C. Hamilton
Apgar, Glacier Nat. Park, MT, photo by C. Hamilton

AANW Testifies before the Oregon Legislature's Joint Transportation Committee

Nine rail-related bills have been introduced in the 2023 Oregon Legislature. All Aboard Northwest testified on four of them.

Testimony

SB 14

Requires Department of Transportation to study options for expanding passenger rail service in Oregon. Senator Gorsek
Testimony

SB 16

Requires Department of Transportation to study funding options to support transportation by rail. Senator Gorsek
Testimony

HB 2691

Provides that any agreement related to providing ultra-high-speed ground transportation in this state must include service to Eugene. Representative Nathanson, Senator Gorsek
Testimony

HB 2692

Directs Department of Transportation to work with Washington State Department of Transportation and British Columbia Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure to develop plans to operate and fund rail transportation. Representative Nathanson, Senator Gorsek

See our Legislation Tracker for the latest status on these bills. We are optimistic that they will be acted on favorably.

February 28, 2023