21st Century Transportation for America


Our mission is to build widespread public, business, and political support for a major investment in a national high speed rail network.
Business Membership puts you at the center of the action in the new US high speed rail industry. As a Business Member you can attend important events, network with business leaders and experts, serve on committees, and form coalitions. You will have access to industry leaders and important policy makers, and will be involved in advancing policy for the development of high speed rail in America. Business Membership gives you access to all the activities of the Association including the ability to help shape key programs and activities.

Business Membership also gives you advance notice of conferences, seminars, networking events, training courses, and special VIP high speed rail tours to Europe and Asia. Keep up with the latest information, find jobs, staff and more as a member of the US High Speed Rail Association. Membership makes you part of the vision, voice, and forum of the US High Speed Rail Association:

Our vision includes a national HSR Express system connecting cities and states into an integrated system, laid out in phases with an aggressive schedule for full system build out.  Our vision sets high standards for state-of-the-art dedicated track, advanced control systems, elegant multi-modal train stations, and top-of-the-line 220 mph trains.  Our vision lays out the best ownership and operation models.

Our voice for a national high speed rail network is unified around our vision, and represents the advancement and scaling up of the high speed rail industry in America needed to carry out the vision.  Our voice reaches across the spectrum including the Federal, state, and grassroots levels.

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We provide the forum to bring together the many players to develop coalitions and consortiums for building HSR systems.  Our forum will take many shapes to include a range of conferences, meetings, networking events, tours, and on-line media.


Benefits of Business Membership

You get to be part of our the many activities and events of the Association, and can take part in committees and panels working to advance
high speed rail in America.  You will:

  • Participation in USHSR's advocacy efforts - involvement in legislative and regulatory committees
  • Early discount rates on select events and conferences, save up to 40% company-wide
  • Priority invitations to USHSR events, conferences, workshops, courses, and special HSR tours
  • Priority invitations to serve on panels at conferences and events
  • Opportunity to display your products and services at USHSR conferences and events
  • Priority opportunity to sponsor events and conferences
  • Participation in organizing committees of the USHSR's activities
  • Receive USHSR's monthly newsletter of events and activities, plus legislative and industry news
  • Access to USHSR's media and public relations activities and products

Membership Categories


Companies that operate trains

Track Operations

Companies that manage track infrastructure

Business Firms

Manufacturers and Suppliers, Contractors, Engineering and Consulting Firms, Architects, Real Estate Developers, Financial Services, Legal Services, Travel Services, Shipping & Delivery Services, Human Resources, Renewable Energy Providers, Investors  

Governmental Agencies

Government Agencies, Departments of Transportation, Metropolitan Planning Organizations

Elected Officials

Federal, State, and Local Elected Officials


Regional High Speed Rail Associations, High Speed Rail Authorities, Travel Transit & Railroad Associations and Authorities, State Agencies, Regional Associations, Public Interest Groups, Institutions, Universities, Publications and Media Organizations 
JOIN the US High Speed Rail Association

To start your membership application, email us with your name, company name and number of employees, and membership category you are interested in:

Membership dues is based on size of company and number of employees. For membership dues rates, please call or email us.


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