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October 27, 2014
Julius Parod

Last week Executive Director Rick Harnish and Board Member Maurice Ball traveled to Japan for the official celebration of the 50th Anniversary of high-speed rail.

October 23, 2014
Maurice Ball

Today was a special day in the high speed rail world. On this day, a special conference was held in Tokyo, Japan, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Tokaido Shinkansen.

October 22, 2014
Maurice Ball

Executive Director Rick Harnish and Board Member Maurice Ball are visting Japan this week to celebrate the 50th anniversary of high-speed rail.

October 20, 2014
Maurice Ball

Executive Director Rick Harnish and Board Member Maurice Ball are visting Japan this week to celebrate the 50th anniversary of high-speed rail.

September 23, 2014
Julius Parod

In September 2014, MDOT released a Draft Tier I EIS for the Chicago-Detroit/Pontiac Corridor. The goal of the project is to expand service in the corridor and reduce delays. The improvements will allow for expanded 110mph service and reduced congestion 50 miles south of Chicago.

September 22, 2014
Julius Parod
Cook County has big plans. Or maybe more appropriately a big plan. For the first time since the 1940’s, Cook County is releasing a comprehensive transportation plan.
September 12, 2014
Shira Orlowek
The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee introduced the Passenger Rail Reform and Investment Act of 2014 yesterday. If passed, it would make several small changes and set suggested funding levels for the High-Speed and Intercity Rail Program.
September 10, 2014
Julius Parod

Few Midwesterners know they can take Metra to Chicago’s O’Hare Airport. 

August 13, 2014
Julius Parod

August 08, 2014
Shira Orlowek
Have you had a chance to check out today’s article about high-speed rail in the New York Times? It’s been making the rounds on social media and generating a lot of buzz – for the wrong reasons.

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