High Speed Rail News

The Rail Project is Coming!

Our voices have been HEARD. The Town Council and NCDOT are LISTENING.
Town Council has formed a Committee to determine what role the Town will play in negotiating with DOT to mitigate the negative effects of the road closures in Harrisburg. For further updates, the Town Council meets the second Tuesday of each month.

Click here to read the rail response to our petition

Rail Project Link
News Updates
Rail Response
Click here for my assessment  of the facts 
Click here to read a letter to Governor Perdue from Rep. Larry Kissell

Encourage your neighbors and email contacts to send letters to any or all of the following:


Ryan White, NC DOT Rail


Patrick Simmons, NC DOT Rail 919-707-4714


Governor Bev Perdue (800) 662-7952 or (919) 733-2391


Congressman Larry Kissell (202) 225-3715


Senator Richard Burr (202) 224-3154


Senator Kay Hagan (202) 224-6342


NC Senator Fletcher Hartsell (919) 733-7223


NC Representative Larry Pittman (919) 715-2009


NC Representative Linda Johnson (919) 733-5861


NC Representative Fred Steen (919)733-5881


County Commission Chair Jay White (704) 786-5161

To be added to the Harrisburg Concerned Citizens email list:

Thank you to David Ellis for providing the following contact info and sample letter.

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