Mobile City Council Vice President Richardson to address ‘Rally for Trains’
MOBILE, Ala. (WPMI) —
Council Vice President Fred Richardson will speak at a ‘Rally for Trains’ next Saturday, June 24th at 1:00 PM at the Union Passenger Terminal in New Orleans. The rally is in support of the expansion of rail service in the region and federal and state commitments towards those goals.
“I am honored to be invited to address this important issue. The reintroduction of rail service to our city and region would be an absolute game-changer,” said Councilman Fred Richardson. “Rail service would provide both a reliable transportation option for citizens and be enormous boost for our tourism and economic development efforts.”
The rally is organized by the National Association of Railroad Passengers and the Union Passenger Terminal is at 1001 Loyola Ave in New Orleans.