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April 03, 2014
Shira Orlowek
Paul Ryan's proposed 2015 would eradicate Amtrak, hurting millions of American railroad passengers, destroying the jobs of approximately thousands of railroad employees, and impacting the economic life of the hundreds of towns and major cities Amtrak routes all over this country.
March 11, 2014
Julius Parod
The Federal Railroad Administration’s (FRA) recently released 2015 budget proposal reflects the growing demand for passenger trains.
February 05, 2014
Julius Parod
This past week United Airlines announced plans to cut 60% of its flights out of Cleveland in the next year. That city is now suffering from a lack from a lack of transportation choices that it can’t afford. At the Midwest High Speed Rail Association, we envision a brighter reality – with Cleveland as an economically vibrant, global city.
January 07, 2014
Julius Parod

People across the world depend on trains every day of the year. Even during blizzards or when the thermometer drops below -40 degrees Celsius, good transportation is needed to bring people together and connect economies.

January 06, 2014
Richard Harnish
Polar Vortex, Travel Hazards Highlight Need for Congressional Spending on High Speed Rail. Midwest High Speed Rail Association calls on Washington to commit to investing in infrastructure.
November 26, 2013
Shira Orlowek

Tomorrow is the busiest travel day of the year. And whether you're flying or hitting the road, chances are, you're spending more time, money and energy in transit than you’d like.

October 31, 2013
Shira Orlowek

Allow me to introduce you to CrossRail Chicago. That’s the name of our common sense proposal for combining electrified commuter and high-speed trains to build the core of the Midwest network.

October 16, 2013
Shira Orlowek
Amtrak and INDOT reached an agreement on the Hoosier State rail line.
October 16, 2013
Shira Orlowek
The University of Illinois at Champaign/Urbana has released their high-speed rail study.
August 29, 2013
Shira Orlowek

The deadline is fast approaching for Governor Pence to decide the future of passenger rail in Indiana.

Quick, clean and efficient transportation in Indiana is at risk as Amtrak’s Hoosier State passenger rail is scheduled to end on October 1, 2013.

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