Chicago is the hub of the Midwest’s rail system, so strong leadership from the State of Illinois is critical to success throughout the Midwest.
With a gubernatorial election this fall, we hope that the political logjam that has stymied Illinois for years will finally clear. That would bring an opportunity to resume the stalled conversation about investing in transportation, especially passenger rail.
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: