GoRail educates community leaders across the country about the public benefits of freight rail investments and mobilizes them in support of an even stronger rail network. We believe every ton of freight moved by rail strengthens the economy, creates jobs, lessens pollution and saves taxpayers money.
GoRail’s rail advocates are community leaders from every region of the country who recognize that rail policy decisions made in Washington, D.C. have real impacts back home. Meet them and learn more about the ways freight rail has benefited their communities.
The U.S. is connected by the best freight rail system in the world. Spanning more than 140,000 miles, the network safely delivers economic growth, supports job creation, and offers unparalleled environmental benefits like cleaner air and reduced highway gridlock.
Ludington, MI - “I am so impressed, with both the individual pieces and then what it looks like when it’s all put together,” said Sen.…
San Pedro, California
“Goods movement is southern California’s largest industry. We rely on all modes running on all cylinders to keep our ports attractive to shippers and businesses across the country."
“Trains are four times more fuel-efficient than trucks—with the nation’s railroads moving 40% of intercity freight while accounting for less than 1% of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions.”