AASHTO’s Vision and Call to Action for a
National High-Speed and Intercity Passenger Rail Program

  • A National Rail Policy to provide a robust high-speed and intercity passenger rail network. 
  • Federally funded, state-administered dedicated funding for a high-speed and intercity passenger rail program. 
  • Competitive, reliable, and frequent passenger rail service, comparable to world-class systems.
  • Expedited project delivery.
  • Ability to grow the capacity of our world-class freight network while expanding capacity for intercity passenger rail. 
More information is available concerning AASHTO's authorization proposals.