CrossRail Chicago is the Midwest High Speed Rail Association's vision to bring fast, frequent and reliable trains through Chicago and Cook County by upgrading existing tracks. It would link two existing rail lines to allow frequent commuter trains, including airport express trains. It would also be the heart of the Midwest's high-speed rail network.
June 21, 2018
On to 2050, CMAP's next comprehensive plan for the region, will soon be up for public comment. We want to make sure that CrossRail Chicago is a part of that plan!
Join us Thursday, June 21st over lunch for a Q&A session on what comes next.
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: