“Getting on the Right Track: Navigating the Future of Intercity Passenger Rail in America”

Subcommittee: Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials Date: Wednesday, November 29, 2023 Time: 11:00 AM Location: 2167 Rayburn HOB


The hearing will cover issues and opportunities for United States intercity passenger rail, including opportunities for private sector competition, working with freight railroads to improve service, and how best to approach building new intercity passenger rail corridors, including high-speed rail.


  1. Hon. Kirk Watson
    City of Austin, Texas
  2. Mr. Lee Ohanian
    Senior Fellow
    Hoover Institution
  3. Ms. Stacey Mortensen
    Executive Director
    San Joaquin Joint Powers Authority
  4. Mr. Andy Daly
    Senior Director of Passenger Operations
    CSX Railroad