Q&A with Paige Malott: Connecting the Cascadia region with high-speed rail
Posted: 11 April 2023 | Global Railway Review | No comments yet
In this video interview, Paige Malott, Founder of Train Explainer, speaks to Global Railway Review about the vision to connect the Cascadia region with a high-speed rail network.
At the UIC’s High-Speed Congress in March 2023, Global Railway Review interviewed Paige Malott, Founder of Train Explainer, about the vision to connect the Cascadia region with a high-speed rail network.
Paige is also Chair & Co-Founder of Cascadia Rail, founded in 2018, which is organisation of advocates spanning from Washington, Oregon, and British Columbia who support a vision to connect the Cascadia region through high-speed rail.
In this video interview, Paige explains what the funding and regulatory hurdles are with progressing the project, what the environmental and sustainability impacts of the project would be for the region, and what impact the project would have on the local economy.
For over 15 years, Paige has served as a leading strategy consultant and researcher for passenger rail with a focus on analysing policy, project challenges and passenger experience. She has presented on high-speed rail at 14 international conferences and has published articles on the Cascadia high-speed rail project in academic journals and national media outlets. Most recently, Paige spoke about building high-speed rail stations at airports at the UIC’s High-Speed Congress in Marrakech, Morocco.
Watch the video interview above or on the Global Railway Review YouTube channel link now.
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