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Shaping Oregon's Willamette Valley Passenger Rail Corridor

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California is going for the big enchilada in passenger trains, true high speed rail. 

Oregon's ambitions, like its population figures, are a bit more modest.  But the state is in the process of making plans for improved passenger service between the Portland and Eugene areas, and the process includes a series of open houses beginning with one at the Eugene library tonight (Tuesday, Nov. 5).

 

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Geoffrey Riley is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and has hosted the Jefferson Exchange on JPR since 2009. He's been a broadcaster in the Rogue Valley for over 35 years, working in both television and radio.