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Rail Advisory Committee

About the Committee

The Rail Advisory Committee provides advice to the Public Transportation Division and Oregon Transportation Commission on issues that affect rail freight and passenger facilities and services in Oregon, including rail project selection for Connect Oregon funding.

The Rail Advisory Committee meets quarterly on the third Tuesday of the prospective month, March, June, September, and December.


Committee Work

The Rail Advisory Committee working with the Oregon Department of Transportation, Public Transportation Division recently completed development of the Oregon State Rail Plan Implementation Plan. Given the comprehensive list of passenger and freight rail needs identified in the Oregon State Rail Plan, limited state funding, and growing political, business and public interest in rail, a standardized approach is needed to catalog and update projects and to streamline and methodize their tracking and prioritization. To meet this need the Rail Needs Inventory was developed. 

This work is available on the  Oregon State Rail Plan Implementation Plan website.  





Rail Advisory Committee Meetings


3/19/2024 9:00:00 AM
3/19/2024 12:00:00 PM

​IN-PERSON:

ODOT Mill Creek Building
Training Room 01
555 13th St. NE
Salem, OR  97301

The Mill Creek Building is behind the Center Street Safeway. The building parking lot can be accessed from either 13th or Marion Street.  Mill Creek Building parking is available at meters or through daily permits that can be purchased ($6.00 per day) at the Yellow Lot located on Marion or Center Street between Winter and Summer Street. ​

​​​​Virtual:

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​MEETING MATERIALS
​12-12-2023 Final Draft Meeting Minutes

12/12/2023 9:00:00 AM
12/12/2023 12:00:00 PM

​Virtual

Join Zoom Meeting

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Meeting ID: 885 3508 1306
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Meeting ID: 885 3508 1306
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Meeting Materials

Agenda​​
09-19-2023 FINAL Meeting MInutes
Strategic Plan Update


9/19/2023 9:00:00 AM
9/19/2023 12:00:00 PM

​IN-PERSON:

ODOT Mill Creek Building
Training Room 01
555 13th St. NE
Salem, OR  97301

The Mill Creek Building is behind the Center Street Safeway. The building parking lot can be accessed from either 13th or Marion Street.  Mill Creek Building parking is available at meters or through daily permits that can be purchased ($6.00 per day) at the Yellow Lot located on Marion or Center Street between Winter and Summer Street. ​

​​​​Virtual:

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88535081306?pwd=R3cvajlUOHRtQlhkbHczdlkrZ3dGdz09
Meeting ID: 885 3508 1306
Passcode: 725163
One tap mobile
+13462487799,,88535081306#,,,,*725163# US (Houston)
+16699006833,,88535081306#,,,,*725163# US (San Jose)
Dial by your location

        +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)
        +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)
        +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)
        +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
        +1 929 205 6099 US (New York)
        +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC)

Meeting ID: 885 3508 1306
Passcode: 725163

​MEETING MATERIALS

Agenda 
03-21-2023 Meeting Minutes-Final
06-21-2023 Meeting Minutes​​-Final

​​​

6/20/2023 9:00:00 AM
6/20/2023 11:00:00 AM


Join Zoom Meeting

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Meeting ID: 885 3508 1306
Passcode: 725163
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+13462487799,,88535081306#,,,,*725163# US (Houston)
+16699006833,,88535081306#,,,,*725163# US (San Jose)

 Dial by your location

        +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)
        +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)
        +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)
        +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
        +1 929 205 6099 US (New York)
        +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC)

Meeting ID: 885 3508 1306

Passcode: 725163​

12/20/2022 9:00:00 AM
12/20/2022 12:00:00 PM

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​​​Meeting Materials



6/21/2022 9:00:00 AM
6/21/2022 12:00:00 PM


MEETING INFORMATION UPDATE:
This meeting was previously planned as an in-person meeting, but has been changed to a virtual meeting.

5/18/2022 1:00:00 PM
5/18/2022 2:00:00 PM

​Virtual Meeting

2/16/2022 9:00:00 AM
2/16/2022 4:30:00 PM

​Virtual Meeting

2/15/2022 9:00:00 AM
2/15/2022 4:30:00 PM

Virtual​​ Meeting​​


Contact

EmailEmailEmailKathy Holmes
Intercity Passenger Rail Program Manager
Telephone503-400-4944

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