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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.
August 05, 2014
Shira Orlowek
There is an exciting opportunity for you to participate in the U.S. Department of Transportation’s national town hall meeting this Wednesday August 6 from 1-2pm EDT!
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. 

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