While visiting Champaign-Urbana last week, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner said he was “very excited” about the prospect of high-speed rail in the state and around the Midwest.
Home to the University of Illinois and a vibrant research community, Champaign-Urbana should be well-connected to Chicago, the Midwest, and the world.
November 03, 2018 to November 11, 2018
The best way to see how fast, frequent, and dependable trains transform communities is to ride them and see the cities they serve.
Hopefully, you can join us in Rome on November 3rd to see how Italy has implemented the Phased Network Approach: building segments of high-speed line that benefit many communities at once.
You will ride high-speed trains of two competing companies, visit great stations and learn about local transit systems. An optional add-on to Bari on the Adriatic coast may include a visit to a construction site. Here are some highlights: