Opinion: Amtrak as bully

By Frank N. Wilner, Contributing Editor, Railway Age Magazine; June 23, 2018 Amidst extravagant accusations of inhospitable dispatching by host…

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Glenview, Illinois looks to state reps, governor’s office in fight against Amtrak Hiawatha project

By Alexandra Kukulka, Reporter, Chicago Tribune; June 19, 2018 Glenview officials are continuing their fight against the construction of a…

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Hotel, residential and office space planned for land around Chicago Union Station

By Fran Spielman, Chicago Sun-Times; June 18, 2018 After years of big-picture planning and behind-the-scenes bargaining, plans are finally forging…

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Chicago Union Station developer to detail plans

By Greg Hinz, Crain’s Chicago Business; June 18, 2018 After more than a year of behind-the-scenes negotiations, developer John O’Donnell…

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Loop to O’Hare in 12 minutes: Elon Musk gets the job in Chicago

By Greg Hinz, Crain’s Chicago Business; June 14, 2018 In a bold bet that new technology can deliver a long-time…

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The Lake Shore Limited Shuts Down for the First Time in Over a Century

By Sarah Maslin Nir, The New York Times; June 8, 2018 The train route between New York City and Chicago…

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Some of the Best Amtrak Train Routes

An Opinion By Johnny Jet, Contributor, Forbes; June 7, 2018 Traveling by train can be a lost art form in…

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Illinois gets $132 million CREATE federal grant to reduce South Side Chicago railroad delays

By Mary Wisniewski, Chicago Tribune; June 5, 2018 The federal government has awarded a long-awaited $132 million grant to help…

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Illinois DOT needs third extension to keep grant for Quad Cities passenger rail

By Katrina Lamansky, WQAD 8; June 4, 2018 MOLINE, Illinois — For a third time, the Illinois Department of Transportation…

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