GoRail educates community leaders across the country about the public benefits of freight rail investments, mobilizing them in support of an even stronger rail network. We believe every ton of freight moved by rail strengthens the economy, creates jobs, mitigates 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.
Little Rock, AR — John Edwards, economic development director for the Helena Harbor and Phillips County Economic Development, delves into the economic importance of healthy infrastructure…
"In my role at the Georgia Ports Authority, I see the commitment freight railroads make to enhancing their infrastructure and how this commitment supports the efficiency of our ports and larger transportation network."
"In my extensive research on transportation, workforce development and safety, I have observed freight railroads’ commitment to innovative safety programs."
“The Bluegrass automotive industry landscape would not be the powerhouse that it is today without rail. Kentucky ranked 6th nationally in 2011 in originated rail tons of autos and auto parts.”