Government & Public Affairs Committee

The Railway Supply Institute Government & Public Affairs Committee (GPAC) is open to all member companies who have an interest in RSI's rail supplier advocacy and communications program. GPAC works collaboratively to identify and work to advance the railway supply industry legislative and regulatory goals.

Legislative issues of interest include: rail car safety and security; supporting the Section 130 highway-rail grade crossing program; supporting railroads in securing tax incentives to increase infrastructure capacity; securing federal investment for positive train control and rail safety research and development; securing a stable and dedicated source of federal funding for intercity passenger rail; promoting balanced regulation and proactively advocating against bigger trucks.

In addition, the committee works very closely with Operation Lifesaver to reduce the deaths and injuries at highway-rail grade crossings and along railroad rights-of-way through education programs.

Next Meeting: The summer meeting of the RSI GPAC will occur on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 from 9am-1pm at Siemens in Washington, DC.  We will also plan to do four or five meetings on the Hill post meeting.  The agenda and minutes of the last meeting will be distributed prior to the meeting.

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Washington Affairs Committee

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Please contact Nicole Brewin by email or by phone at (202) 347-4664 for more information regarding the Government & Public Affairs Committee.