The Midwest High Speed Rail Association could not be successful without of the efforts of our tens of thousands of members. Here's what you can do today to be a part of bringing fast, frequent and reliable trains to the Midwest.

Send a message to your elected officials

Amtrak needs to replace and expand its aging fleet with new, modern trains. Tell your U.S. senators and representatives: Fund a new fleet for Amtrak!

As the heart of the Midwest's network, Illinois must be a leader in high-speed rail. Tell your Illinois senators and representatives: Illinois needs a bold, statewide rail plan.

Chicago is planning an $8.5 billion makeover that would reinvent O’Hare International Airport for the 21st century, but it’s missing one critical thing: trains from around the Midwest. Tell Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel: O'Hare needs trains from around the Midwest!

To create the first link in the Midwest high-speed rail network, we need to include CrossRail Chicago in the region's next major plan, ON TO 2050. Tell the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP): CrossRail should be a priority in ON TO 2050.

Join our list

Subscribe to our weekly newsletter to receive updates, learn about the latest developments and find out how you can add your voice to the call for high-speed rail in the Midwest.

 

Donate and become a member

Are you ready to see construction on our first high-speed trunk line? Are you ready to ride modern, comfortable trains? Become a member today with an online donation, or mail a check to:

Midwest High Speed Rail Association
4765 N. Lincoln Ave.
Chicago, IL 60625

Volunteer

Contact us to be put on our volunteer list. We'll notify you when there are opportunities to donate your time or services.

Host a presentation

Are you involved in a group or organization chapter that hosts speakers? Please consider our Speakers Bureau for a presentation on high-speed rail. We welcome the opportunity to speak to groups, chapters, and other organizations about the demand for high-speed rail across the Midwest. Please contact us to learn more about our Speakers Bureau or to request a presentation.

Join our Young Professionals Board

The Young Professionals Board (YPB) is a new initiative to more deeply engage with young adults (ages 21-35) interested in high-speed rail. The board consists of young professionals from a diverse range of industries and backgrounds that will work to increase awareness of MHSRA and expand its advocacy efforts to bring high-speed rail in the Midwest. We are currently accepting applications for new members. To download the job description, please click here. To apply, please click here.

For more information, please contact Jordan Hmaidan at: jordan.hmaidan@kellogg.northwestern.edu.