We should expand passenger rail north and south
Last updated 3/24/2022 at 10am
For over a century, passenger rail has been part of Montana’s heritage, culture, and economy. It’s currently a lifeline for Hi-Line communities. And, without a doubt, it is part of Montana’s future.
In the fall of 2020, 12 Montana counties, stretching from Sanders to Wibaux, came together to establish the first regional passenger rail authority in the history of Montana — the Big Sky Passenger Rail Authority. Over the course of the past year, we’ve added five additional counties to the authority; ex officio representation from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai, Crow, and North...