Reconnecting the Midwest with fast, frequent and reliable trains.


October 16, 2018

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s announcement that he would not run for re-election took the city—and Illinois and even the nation—by surprise. Traditionally, mayor of Chicago is a job for life.

High-speed rail advocates all around the Midwest should be interested in who will become the next mayor of Chicago. As the hub of the Midwest’s rail network, a regional high-speed system can’t exist without major investments from Chicago and Illinois.