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November 19, 2014
Dave Goldin

In the time machine of your imagination, rewind the human-made world around you back to October of 1964. It’s still 2014, but imagine that while the rest of the world has continued to move forward, technological progress in the U.S. came to a complete halt 50 years ago.

November 17, 2014
Julius Parod
Do you think of transportation reform as an economic development issue? We sure do.
November 10, 2014
Julius Parod

Midwesterners who want better public transit should pay attention to an unlikely role model.

November 05, 2014
Julius Parod
On November 4th, Phil Washington joined an excited group of over 50 rail supporters, transportation officials and business leaders to share his vision for the future of transportation in America.
November 03, 2014
Julius Parod

Supporter,

Last week Amtrak released its ridership numbers for the Midwest - and they landed with a thud. The rash of delays we see in the papers every week – and too often experience firsthand – caused a decline in ridership. 

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.

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