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July 14, 2014
Shira Orlowek
We had a great celebration of our CrossRail Chicago campaign, kicked off with an overview shared by Richard Harnish, Executive Director of the Midwest High Speed Rail Association. Thank you to everyone who came.
June 26, 2014
Shira Orlowek

The high-speed rail project from San Francisco to Los Angeles has faced a lot of challenges since California’s Governor Brown first proposed it.

June 25, 2014
Shira Orlowek

Chicago got some big news yesterday with the announcement that we’d won the bid for the George Lucas Museum. 

The museum will mean more tourists in our city. And more tourism means more travelers looking for fast, convenient and affordable ways to get around town. 

June 17, 2014
Shira Orlowek

It’s not everyday you are asked to weigh in on one of the most important planning processes in the entire region. 

June 12, 2014
Shira Orlowek

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is currently updating the Chicago to Detroit corridor to lengthen the 110 mph sections of track. To complement these upgrades, Michigan is considering purchasing high-performance Talgo trains designed to navigate both conventional freight and upgraded track.

June 06, 2014
Julius Parod

MHSRA‘s new white paper discusses how to alleviate Chicago’s A-2 crossing.

June 04, 2014
Shira Orlowek
We’re celebrating! The Illinois General Assembly just wrapped up their Spring legislative session—but not before we won some huge victories for the future of passenger rail in the Midwest.
June 02, 2014
Julius Parod
Perceptions toward passenger rail could be changing in Florida as thousands of Orlando-area residents flock to a new commuter rail service.
May 15, 2014
Shira Orlowek
The Midwest High Speed Rail Association praised Vice President Joe Biden for doubling down on his commitment to federal investment in passenger rail on Wednesday. Biden visited Cleveland to celebrate new federal investment in the improvement and renewal of the rail transit infrastructure at the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority Rail Complex, known as Cleveland Rapid.
May 08, 2014
Shira Orlowek
The Obama Administration introduced its new long-term transportation bill, the GROW America Act—and if it passes, it’ll mean huge progress for our movement.

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