Indiana, Illinois and Michigan will work together on a study seeking ways to reduce rail congestion and allow trains to travel at higher speeds along the Chicago-to-Detroit high-speed rail corridor.
Allegiant Airlines flying out of the Gary/Chicago International Airport grabbed the local headlines, as it should, but on the very same day, a history-making high-speed 110 mph passenger train pulled out of Chicago's Union Station to pass through Indiana on to cities in Michigan. The catch w…
The construction of the high-speed railway between Chicago and St. Louis will move forward, officials said, despite Congress' decision to eliminate funding for high-speed rail projects.
PORTAGE | A Republican effort to kill funding for President Barack Obama's signature high-speed rail program will not affect the $71.4 Indiana Gateway project centered on improvements at Porter Junction.
When President Abraham Lincoln took on the funding and implementation of the intercontinental railroad, he probably could not have envisioned what such a project would do for the United States. Yet, during the middle of the Civil War (1861-1864), he boldly said this was a project this nation…
MUNSTER | The Indiana High Speed Rail Association's seventh annual Business Government Leadership Luncheon will be at 11:30 a.m. March 25 at the Center for Visual and Performing Arts, 1040 Ridge Road.
Indiana should follow U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood's advice and get its act together on high-speed rail.
CHESTERTON | U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood made an impassioned pitch Thursday to 300 Northwest Indiana business leaders to become partners with the Obama administration when it comes to high-speed rail.
Advocates for high-speed rail in the Midwest received new hope Tuesday when President Barack Obama set a goal of providing 80 percent of Americans access to high-speed rail within 25 years. For Illinois, that means routes where trains reach 220 miles per hour.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Get ready for more track upgrades on the Amtrak line running through central Illinois.
SPRINGFIELD | Illinois is among at least three states vying to reap jobs from Wisconsin's rejection of federal funding for high-speed passenger rail.
The Indiana Department of Transportation has teamed with neighboring states to apply for $2.8 billion in federal stimulus funds to construct a high-speed rail route from Chicago to Cleveland with a stop proposed in Gary.
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