Local Officials Supporters

These local officials have made public statements in favor of High Speed and/or Intercity Passenger Rail in 2021.

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National
Al Engel, Former Amtrak Vice President of High-Speed Rail and Immediate Past Chair of the APTA High-Speed and Intercity Passenger Rail Committee
Anthony Foxx, Former Secretary of Transportation
National Association of City Transportation Officials
Ray Lahood, Former Secretary of Transportation & Co-Chair US High Speed Rail Coalition
The United States Conference of Mayors
Arizona
Mayor Bob Teso South Tucson
Mayor Ed Honea Marana
Mayor Georgia Lord Goodyear
Mayor Jerry Weiers Glendale
Mayor Joe A. Konrad Benson
Mayor Joe Winfield Oro Valley
Mayor John Giles Mesa
Mayor Kate Gallego Phoenix
Mayor Kenneth N. Weise Avondale
Mayor Kevin Hartke Chandler
Mayor Regina Romero Tucson
Mayor Tom Murphy Sahuarita
California
Bay Area Rapid Transit San Francisco
California High-Speed Rail Authority Sacramento
Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority Oakland
Central Valley Rail Working Group Stockton
City Manager Joseph P. Lopez Modesto
Congressman Josh Harder Modesto
Fresno Council of Governments Fresno
Harry Black, City Manager Stockton
Mayor Libby Schaaf Oakland
Mayor Matthew Serratto Merced
Merced County Association of Governments Merced
San Jose Diridon Station Joint Policy Advisory Board San Jose
Vice Mayor Jay Schenirer Sacramento
Colorado
Mayor Jacki Marsh Loveland
Mayor Nicholas Gradisar Pueblo
Phillip Washington, the former CEO of the LA Metro and current CEO of Colorado Regional Transportation District Denver
Connecticut
Mayor Michael E. Passero New London
Georgia
Mayor Van R. Johnson Savannah
Illinois
Champaign County Executive Darlene A. Kloeppel Urbana
Forest Preserves Champaign County Mahomet
Mayor Billie Roth Village of Streamwood
Mayor Charles R. Smith Rantoul
Mayor David Goins Alton
Mayor Deborah Frank Feinen Champaign
Mayor Diane Wolfe Marlin Urbana
Mayor Donna Joohnson Libertyville
Mayor John Koziol Marengo
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Chicago
Mayor Rita Ali Peoria
Mayor Ronald M. Serpico Village of Melrose Park
Mayor Sean M. Widener Mahomet
Mayor Steve Dougherty Litchfield
Mayor Steve Lentz Mundelein
Mayor Tami Fruhling-Voges St. Joseph
Mayor Thomas P. McNamara Rockford
MTD Thrive Urbana
President David B. Guerin River Grove
Urbana Park District Urbana
Village President Angelo "Skip" Saviano Elmwood Park
Village President Charles E. Tokar Village of Chicago Ridge
Village President Kevin Wallace Village of Bartlett
Village President Timothy J. Hoeft Village of Huntley
Indiana
Mayor Stephen A. Wood Rensselaer
Kansas
Mayor Michelle Distler Shawnee
Massachusetts
Transportation for Massachusetts Boston
Minnesota
Mayor Jacob Frey Minneapolis
Mayor Melvin Carter St. Paul
North Carolina
Mayor Sandy Roberson Rocky Mount
New York
Mayor Edward A. Sundquist Jamestown
Ohio
Commission of the City of Sandusky Sandusky
Franklin County Engineer Franklin
Mayor Pat Moeller Hamilton
Oklahoma
Mayor Bill Streller Perry
Oregon
Angus Duncan
, Retired Chair
, Oregon Global Warming Commission
Bob Stacey, Councilor, Metro Regional Government Portland Area
Carmen Rubio
, City Commissioner Portland
Christine Lewis, Councilor, Metro Regional Government Portland Area
Commissioner Lori Stegman Multnomah County
Dan Ryan, 
Portland City Commissioner Portland
Deborah Kafoury, County Chair Multnomah County
Jo Ann Hardesty, 
Portland City Commissioner Portland
Juan Gonzales , Councilor, Metro Regional Government Portland Area
Karin Power
, Oregon State Representative Milwaukie
Lee Beyer
, Oregon State Senator
Lisa Reynolds, 
Oregon State Representative
Lynn Peterson, Coucnil President, Metro Regional Government Portland Area
Mary Nolan, Councilor, Metro Regional Government Portland Area
Mayor Lucy Vinis Eugene
Mayor Ted Wheeler Portland
Mayor Travis Stovall Gresham
Mingus Mapps, City Commissioner Portland
Nancy Nathanson, 
Oregon State Representative
Shirley Craddick, Councilor, Metro Regional Government Portland Area
Van Hoyle, Oregon Commissioner of Labor
Wlnsvey Campos, Oregon State Representative Aloha
South Carolina
Mayor Gerald E. Wright Denmark
Wisconsin
Mayor Sayta Rhodes-Conway Madison
Mayor Tom Barrett Milwaukee