2018 Council on Rail Transportation Annual Meeting


AASHTO’s Council on Rail Transportation and Council on Water will host Annual Meetings co-located in Miami, Florida. An exciting opportunity for members and attendees to engage in peer exchange and technical sessions relating to freight rail, passenger rail and water transportation. Safety will be a top priority for both Council meetings with a focus on economic development and public/private investment in water, freight and passenger rail infrastructure. Members will engage with federal leaders from the USDOT, FHWA, FRA, MARAD and the US Army Corps of Engineers. Also, the Class I and Shortline Railroads, Ports and Inland Waterways, Shipping and Research Communities as well as engineering and consultant companies will be represented.

Workshops, peer exchanges and technical training from the following partners will also be highlighted during the week:

  • States for Passenger Rail Coalition
  • TRB Intercity Passenger Rail Committee
  • The BATIC Institute: An AASHTO Center for Excellence
  • State-Amtrak Intercity Passenger Rail Committee
  • SHRP2 R16 Railroad-DOT Mitigation Strategies



  • When

  • Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - Friday, September 14, 2018

  • Where

  • Hilton Downtown Miami
    1601 Biscayne Blvd
    Miami, Florida 33132

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