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
Arizona
Mayor Bob Teso South Tucson
Mayor Ed Honea Marana
Mayor Georgia Lord Goodyear
Mayor Jerry Weiers Glendale
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
Illinois
Champaign County Executive Darlene A. Kloeppel Urbana
Forest Preserves Champaign County Mahomet
Mayor Billie Roth Village of Streamwood
Mayor David Goins Alton
Mayor Deborah Frank Feinen Champaign
Mayor Diane Wolfe Marlin Urbana
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Chicago
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
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
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
Wisconsin
Mayor Sayta Rhodes-Conway Madison
Mayor Tom Barrett Milwaukee