Carolinas Association for Passenger Trains

CAPT Board Meeting
May 21, 2022
Raleigh, N.C.

CAPT Officers, Directors, Members and Interested Guests:

You are invited to the May Meeting.

The meeting will be held 2:00 - 5:00 pm Saturday, May 21, 2022. The meeting will be held at Morgan Street Food Hall, 411 West Morgan Street, Raleigh, NC 27603. Phone number is 919 307-4481. It's about three blocks walk from Union Station. The meeting will be held at The Pit located at 328 W. Davie St., Raleigh, NC, just east of the station. Phone number is (919) 890-4500.

In light of a guest speaker, the meeting will be tight on time. Therefore, if you have joined via Zoom (connection details listed below), please be succinct in all interactions and keep volume levels at responsible levels to prevent feedback.

Those not arriving by train should try to eat well before the meeting's start time. Those arriving via Piedmont train #74 will be getting to the meeting location shortly before our start time. Train arrival is 1:41 pm if on time. The meeting will end by 5:00 pm to allow those returning home by train to make it to Union Station for the departure of Carolinian train #79 scheduled for 5:30 pm.

Meeting Agenda

  • Welcome
  • Secretary's report
  • Treasurer's report
  • Consideration of additional Board members needed
  • RPA News on new Directors for the Carolinas, and Spring meeting
  • Economic Feasibility Studies for SC passenger rail routes
  • Further discussion of two additional rail initiatives for South Carolina
  • Update on the resolution drive in South Carolina in support of expanded rail passenger service
  • FRA rail study corridor for Winston-Salem to Fayetteville
  • Western NC Rail Alliance update
  • Update on NC On Track (NCOT)
  • Update on news in North Carolina and South Carolina affecting transit and rail passenger service
  • Update on CAPT newsletter and website issues
  • Amtrak update
  • Reports by Officers and Directors
  • Planning for future meetings
  • Adjournment

*Please note. At 3:00 pm the agenda will be paused for a Zoom presentation by the High-Speed Rail Alliance. The presenter will be Rick Harnish, the Executive Director of HSRA!! Time will allowed for Q&A at the end of the presentation.

ZOOM Connection Details

Topic: May 2022 CAPT Board Meeting
Time: May 21, 2022 02:30 PM Eastern Time
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Meeting ID: 827 6565 9162
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