Why Attend S&R24

About the Event

Join us for a groundbreaking event as AREMA presents its first-ever symposium entirely dedicated to the increasingly important themes of sustainability and resiliency in the railway industry.  

Who Should Attend

  • Professionals in freight and passenger rail, transit, planning, engineering, climate science, resiliency, and sustainability
  • Professionals from electric utilities, shippers, freight customers, freight partners


  • AREMA’s first-ever symposium focused specifically on sustainability and resiliency in the railway industry
  • Learn from industry leaders in electrification and decarbonization strategies, climate resiliency, sustainability planning and implementation, nature based solutions, policy, and more.
  • Four panels including sustainability leaders from Class I Railroads & Transit Agencies, as well as 19 presentations covering a wide range of sustainability and resiliency hot topics.

Take Away

  • PDHs
  • Expand your professional network
  • Real world applications of sustainable and resilient solutions
  • Knowledge of latest trends in sustainability & resiliency, policy and more


The AREMA 2024 Sustainability & Resiliency Symposium is almost here. On this first episode of Season 4 and the New Year, Walt chats with two key members of the event's success: Ned Bagniewski, PE, ENV SP (HDR), and Leo Thorbecke (TRC). The trio talks about some of the exciting changes in rail around sustainability, resiliency, and the events planned for the first-of-its-kind Symposium. Changes are here. Hop on board the Symposium before you get left behind.

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