CH& Sponsors and Attends the Cascadia Rail Summit
Cairncross & Hempelmann is proud to sponsor the Cascadia Rail Summit presented by Microsoft and the US High Speed Rail Association (USHSR). This three-day summit will compose of government, transportation, and business leaders dedicated to connecting Portland, Seattle, and Vancouver B.C. through a high-speed train. The proposed rail line would make it possible to travel from Seattle to Vancouver in under an hour. Speakers and panelists include former Washington Governor and current Challenge Seattle CEO Christine Gregoire, Microsoft’s government affairs director Irene Plenefisch, Washington Department of Transportation Secretary Roger Miller, and Oregon Department of Transportation Administrator Hal Gard.