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Illinois High Speed Rail

AFSCME Fails to Derail Pat Quinn's High-Speed Rail Roll-Out

David Ormsby | Posted 12.25.2012 | Chicago
David Ormsby

Illinois AFSCME Council 31 attempted on Friday to derail Governor Pat Quinn's effort to showcase the roll-out of high-speed rail in Illinois. But their protest train remained stuck in the station.

After Florida Spurns Federal High-Speed Rail Dollars, Illinois Cashes In

Posted 07.05.2011 | Chicago

Republican intransigence over government spending has paid dividends yet again in Illinois, as the state has been awarded a sizable chunk of federal d...

Illinois Offers To Take Federal High-Speed Rail Money Rejected By Wisconsin's Governor-Elect

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Wisconsin Governor-elect Scott Walker has promised to reject more than $800 million in federal money that would create a high-speed rail line from Mil...

Illinois High-Speed Rail Proposal Could Get A Slice Of $8 Billion In Stimulus Money

Chicago Breaking News | January 27, 2010 8:19 AM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

President Barack Obama will announce tomorrow the award of $8 billion in stimulus funds to develop high-speed rail corridors. A Midwest proposal in...

High-Speed Rail To The Rescue: Durbin, Quinn Make Stimulus Funds Pitch For Train Project

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO - Illinois leaders want stimulus money to develop high-speed train travel between Chicago and St. Louis. Gov. Pat Quinn and U.S. Sen. Dick Du...