Monday, June 21, 2010

Glowing news for rail in Chicago

As Amtrak gears up for $115 million in upgrades to Chicago's Union Station, a report from the U.S. Conference of Mayors is projecting that Chicago will gain upwards of 42,000 new jobs and $6.1 billion in additional economic activity from a fully realized Midwest High-Speed Rail Network.

The report is summarized in the below video clip:

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Blogger Frogger said...

um, the video shows a map at the end where high speed rail to Madison from Chicago is bypassing Milwaukee. Did I miss something? I'm assuming they just made an error.

12:59 PM  

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