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The American High Speed Rail Alliance is a U.S.-based, not-for-profit 501(c)(6) organization whose mission is to advocate for the development and implementation of a high speed passenger rail network in the United States. The Alliance is focused on and solely dedicated to creating and sustaining energy-efficient and environmentally friendly high speed rail systems in the United States.


The specific purposes for which the alliance is organized are information dissemination, public policy awareness and information exchange, within the meaning of section 501(c)(6) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (the "Code") as the creation of an association of persons having some common business interest, the purpose of which is to advocate, support and champion the development and operation of a national high speed passenger rail system.

The alliance shall promote the understanding and support of the industries involved in the creation of a nationwide high speed rail system in the United States, and will advance the development and deployment of the technologies and services that they provide.

The alliance is organized to encourage public support of high speed rail transportation; to improve high speed rail service to the public; to gather appropriate industry statistics; to cooperate with government agencies and provide regulators and legislators with non-proprietary information pertaining to the high speed rail industry; and to keep members apprised of legislation and developments affecting the industry.

The alliance shall promote the implementation of a sustainable, clean and energy efficient high speed rail system.

The alliance shall advocate for a high speed rail system and the development of related industries in the United States with the collaboration of its members, other organizations, governments, companies and coalitions.

The alliance will provide educational opportunities, including conferences, networking events and communications, in addition to developing partnerships on sustainable high speed rail transportation related issues.