How to Get Involved

  • Review the Trains in the Valley (TIV) website and learn more
  • Sign up to receive periodic email updates from Trains in the Valley (2-4 times per month) by filling out the short form on this link)
  • Follow Trains In The Valley on Facebook
  • Contact your elected officials and tell them why rail service is important to you
  • Support Amtrak by riding their trains—if you want rail service, use it



National Alliance of Public Transportation Advocates (NAPTA)
NAPTA (National Alliance of Public Transportation Advocates) is a national organization representing grassroots transit coalitions, grassroots transit rider organizations and advocates that support increasing investment in public transportation.

National Association of Railroad Passengers


Further Reading

The Every Place Counts: Leadership Academy
U.S. Department of Transportation | December 2016

Transportation Toolkit

Facilitator Guide and Facilitator Resources

Guides for members of the public who wish to learn how to engage in the transportation decision-making process at the local, regional, state and federal levels.


International Association of Public Participation

Public Outreach Strategies
Transportation Outreach Planner

The National Coalition for Dialogue & Deliberation



Page last updated: June 25, 2017
Page last reviewed: January 3, 2017