Resolutions and Letters of Support

The return of passenger rail to the Gulf Coast has garnered support of elected officials, businesses, and residents from the states and communities it will impact. 

Below you'll find excerpts featuring some of those formal statements of support for the SRC's various undertakings submitted over the course of 2016 - June, 2018.




includes resolutions or letters from:

  • US Senator Byrne
  • US Senator Baker
  • Governor Kay Ivey
  • AL Senator Albritton
  • Baldwin County Commission
  • Coastal Alabama Partnership
  • Mobile Mayor Stimpson
  • Mobile County Commission
  • the SRC to Gov. Ivey

includes letters from:

  • Mobile County Legislative Delegation
  • Mobile County Commission
  • Mobile City Council
  • Downtown Mobile Alliance
  • Stephen McNair for Mobile

includes resolutions or letters from:

  • Governor Phil Bryant
  • Mississippi Transportation Commission
  • Bay St. Louis City Council
  • Gulfport Mayor Hewes and City Council
  • Biloxi Mayor Gilich and City Council
  • Pascagoula Mayor Maxwell
  • Visit Mississippi Gulf Coast
  • Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce
  • Hancock County Board of Supervisors
  • Hancock Chamber of Commerce
  • Jackson County Board of Supervisors
  • Gulf Regional Planning Commission
  • Long Beach Mayor Bass
  • Pass Christian Mayor McDermott and Board of Alderman
  • Ocean Springs City Council
  • Gautier Mayor Gollott and City Council
  • Diamondhead Mayor Schafer and City Council
  • D'Iberville City Council

includes letters from:

  • Biloxi Bay Chamber of Commerce
  • Hancock Chamber of Commerce
  • Harrison County Development Commission
  • Hancock County Port and Harbor Commission
  • Hancock County Tourism Development Bureau
  • Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Biloxi
  • Hollywood Gulf Coast and Boomtown Casino Biloxi
  • Margaritaville Casino and Restaurant Biloxi
  • Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum
  • MGM Resort International - Beau Rivage Resort and Casino
  • Mississippi Hotel and Lodging Association
  • Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce
  • Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art
  • Palace Casino Resort
  • Silver Slipper Casino and Hotel