Reconnecting the Midwest with fast, frequent and reliable trains.


December 15, 2017

Last week we joined dozens of other stakeholders from around the Midwest for the latest update on the FRA’s regional planning process. The process is nearly complete: the next step is to produce a draft report, which will then be refined into the final plan.

The suggested Midwest network is more or less complete. Check out the image here. The most exciting part is that the model recommends true high-speed rail (“core express,” in purple) for Chicago to Minneapolis, via Milwaukee and Madison.