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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Glenview, Illinois OKs $400,000 In Fight Against Rail Expansion

By Tom Robb, Journal & Topics; May 3, 2018 Glenview trustees put their money where their mouth is in the…

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Is Trouble Brewing at Chicago’s Union Station?

A press release from Holland & Knight; April 27, 2018: A recent filing at the U.S. Surface Transportation Board (STB)…

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New train station opens for Metra, Amtrak riders in Joliet, Illinois, ending a 6-year wait

By Alicia Fabbre, Chicago Tribune; April 11, 2018 Rail commuting just got easier in Joliet. A grand opening was held…

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Chicago Metra Board approves contract to upgrade Rock Island rehab shops

A press release from Metra; March 21, 2018: The Metra Board of Directors today approved a $29.4 million contract for…

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Illinois: 1,200 Rail Against ‘Train Parking Lot’

By Steve Sadin, Daily North Shore; March 13, 2018 More than 1,200 people heard a select group of neighbors, an…

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