Michigan Association of Railroad Passengers

Advocating for improved intercity rail and bus passenger service, local transit service, and encouraging the preservation of historic railroad stations.

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About Michigan Association of Railroad Passengers

The Michigan Association of Railroad Passengers envisions a passenger rail system that:

  • Augments existing Wolverine service with increased frequency and speed to meet growing demands
  • Establishes Pontiac-Metro Airport-Ann Arbor commuter rail service
  • Increases frequency of Pere Marquette and Blue Water services to meet growing needs
  • Promotes Michigan tourism and attracts business travelers
  • Connects Canada and the Midwest to Michigan cities and destinations
  • Promotes travel into Michigan with expanded service that interconnects with additional US and international cities and the Amtrak National System, and promotes rail travel alternatives along Michigan’s major highway corridors
  • Integrates with other modes of transportation
  • Facilitates intermodal connectivity with intercity bus, transit, and air to best serve communities without rail or air service and promote transit usage
  • Delivers economic growth to Michigan
  • Expands marketing opportunities for Michigan to attract additional tourism and rail-oriented development

Contact Info

Website http://www.marp.org/

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