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.
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: