MHSRA 2011 Economic Study - Brochure

As the world’s fifth largest economy, (at $2.6 trillion and approximately equal to France, only the U.S., Chinese, Japanese and German economies are larger) the Midwest possesses a diverse manufacturing, agricultural and business services base anchored by nine major metropolitan areas. High speed rail (HSR) will have a transformative impact that will unify the Midwest and solidify its future position as one of the world’s most powerful economic mega-regions.

Geography: 
US
Midwest
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Ohio
Michigan
Minnesota
Missouri
Wisconsin
Service Type: 
HSR
Long Distance
New Corridor
Airport Trains
Topic: 
Economic
Environmental
Ridership