Economic Development


The Economic Development section is focused on enhancing rail business through the expansion and location of new railway and customer facilities.



Jon Arita
Regional Manager - Economic Development
BNSF Railway Company

Vice Chair

Chris Ingraham
Director Industrial Development
Norfolk Southern Corporation


Jeff Risley
Business Development Leader
Bartlett & West, Inc.

Newsletter Features

January 2017 - Winning Warehouse & Distribution Center Projects with Data

February 2016 - Ports and Railroads: Comparisons Illuminate a Winning Partnership

March 2014 - Economic and Industrial Development Along the Railroad