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February 03, 2016
Dylan Hayward

We have long advocated for rail connections to airports throughout the Midwest in cities such as Indianapolis, Saint Paul, Milwaukee and others. Today we are sharing a new opportunity for a transformative project at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport.

January 28, 2016
Dylan Hayward

German rail operator Deutsche Bahn’s (DB) newest train the ICE 4, formerly known as the ICx, recently completed a 12-week comprehensive testing program at Rail Tec Arsenal in Vienna.

January 20, 2016
Dylan Hayward

Today we are encouraged by news that the Chicago Union Station Master Plan is moving forward.

January 13, 2016
Dylan Hayward

On January 6th New York Governor Cuomo presented a plan to transform Penn Station and the adjacent Farley Post Office into a world-class transportation hub. The project is being called the Empire Station Complex and is estimated to cost $3 billion.

January 06, 2016
Dylan Hayward

China recently opened Futian Station, which became the second largest underground railway station in the world! Located just North of Hong Kong in downtown Shenzhen, Futian is the latest achievement along China’s rail network.

December 30, 2015
Dylan Hayward

As part of their duty to uphold section 213 of the Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of 2008, the Surface Transportation Board (STB) has invited public comment on two recent proposals.

December 23, 2015
Shira Orlowek

It’s the holiday season and people are traveling to see their loved ones. Like us, you know there is no better way to travel than riding the train.

December 23, 2015
Maurice Ball

Greetings! I am a member of the Midwest High Speed Rail Association (MHSRA) and recently joined the Association’s Board of Directors. I would like to share with you why I contribute to MHSRA and what the Association means to me personally.

December 17, 2015
Dylan Hayward

This past week I spoke at the US High Speed Rail Conference in Los Angeles, giving me the opportunity to see the progress made on the first true high-speed line in the United States.  

December 09, 2015
Dylan Hayward

In a recent study by the American Highway Users Alliance, Chicago’s Kennedy Expressway was found to have the worst congestion in the country. The 12-mile stretch of expressway connects Downtown Chicago and the Northwest suburbs.

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