December 2013 Meeting Details
CAPT Board Meeting
December 14, 2013
The Carolinas Association for Passenger Trains will meet
at the main Richland County Library on Saturday,
December 14, 2013.
The address is
1431 Assembly Street
and the phone number
We will be meeting in the Irwin Kahn
Room on the second level.
The meeting will get underway at 1:00 p.m.
Parking in the visitor's lot at the rear of the library is very limited
so it is advisable to park on the street in front of the building
(Assembly Street), or on the side street (Hampton Street), or
the street to the rear of the building (Park Street).
Parking on Saturdays is free so you don't have to worry about
getting a ticket.
For those who
would like to get together for lunch prior to the meeting,
meet outside the library
(Assembly Street entrance)
between 11:00 a.m.
and 11:30 a.m. We can then walk to the Marriott Hotel where lunch
is served beginning at 11:00 a.m.
The Marriott is at the corner of Main Street and Hampton Street (one block away).
The lunch menu includes a buffet and a la carte and is fairly reasonably
Agenda For Board Meeting
- Secretary's report
- Treasurer's report
Report on recent legislative news from the NC General Assembly and Amtrak funding for state supported trains
Update on news in North Carolina and South Carolina affecting transit and rail passenger service
Update on the resolution drive in South Carolina in support of expanded
rail passenger service
- Update on push by a Central Midlands coalition for a Columbia-Charlotte connection to the high speed rail network
Discussion of ways to distribute the new CAPT brochure featuring maps of present and possible future rail passenger service
- Update on CAPT newsletter and website issues
- Amtrak update
- Reports by Officers and Directors
- Planning for future meetings