Wolf Point, MT, photo by C. Hamilton
Wolf Point, MT, photo by C. Hamilton

2022 Train Trek

Over eighteen days in August 2022, All Aboard Northwest traveled through the Greater Northwest to gather support for restoring the Pioneer, the North Coast Hiawatha, and other passenger train services.

We completed the All Aboard Northwest 2022 Train Trek community outreach efforts in August, and they were very successful. We traveled around the region to discuss the benefits of passenger rail with local communities, and received public feedback on how we can best work together to improve our transportation system.

We met with many elected officials and community leaders, all of whom were anxious to work with us. In addition, Train Trek events were covered by the press in small towns, large cities, and by the Western Governors' Association: Best of the West: Regional investments in trains

Presentation (11 mb PDF)

Thu, Aug 11

Central East Rotary
7:00 AM PDT

Train Trek Gresham sith Sen. Gorsek
1:00 PM PDT

Fri, Aug 12

Train Trek Pendleton
1:00 PM PDT

Pendleton discussion

Sat, Aug 13

Train Trek La Grande
10:00 AM PDT

La Grande Observer: All Aboard Northwest stops in La Grande to advocate for passenger rail

La Grande Observer: All Aboard Northwest comes to La Grande to advocate for passenger rails

East Oregonian: All Aboard Northwest comes to Pendleton to advocate for passenger rails

Elkhorn Media Group: A Push for Passenger Rail in the Pacific Northwest

La Grande discussion

Mon, Aug 15

Train Trek Boise
8:00 AM MDT

Train Trek Pocatello
3:00 PM MDT

Tue, Aug 16

Train Trek Provo
10:00 AM MDT

Train Trek Ogden
3:00 PM MDT

Train Trek Salt Lake City
6:30 PM MDT

KSL News: Do Utah and the West need more passenger trains? These groups make the argument

Salt Lake City Weekly: All Aboard

Wed, Aug 17

Train Trek Rock Springs
3:00 PM MDT

Wyoming News: Transforming a community: Guest speakers share benefits of passenger rail service

City of Rock Springs YouTube: Returning Passenger Trains to a Station Near You

Sweetwater Now: RS City Council Hears Pitch on Return of Passenger Train Service

Rock Springs discussion

Thu, Aug 18

Train Trek Greeley
3:00 PM MDT

Sun, Aug 21

Train Trek Gillette
11:30 AM MDT

Mon, Aug 22

Train Trek Billings
11:00 AM MDT

Greater NW Passenger Rail Summit
12:00 noon MDT

Tue, Aug 23

Greater NW Passenger Rail Summit
Billings, MT

We moderated sessions at the Greater Northwest Passenger Rail Summit.

Additional videos are available at https://gnwprs.org/schedule/.

Thu, Aug 25

Train Trek Tri-Cities
2:00 PM PDT

Fri, Aug 26

Train Trek Yakima
10:00 AM PDT

Train Trek Ellensburg
1:30 PM PDT

Continuing Community Outreach

  • An event discussing improvements to rail connections between SW Washington and Oregon, Portland, December 7
  • A Collegiate Train Trek focusing on college towns throughout the region
  • A Train Trek in the upper Midwest
  • Next year’s summit, hopefully in Boise, July 2023

Sponsorship Opportunities

We would like to offer you the opportunity to sponsor these followup activities. See https://allaboardnw.org/support/sponsors/

Thanks so much, and we look forward to hearing from you!