Updated: Buzz on high-speed rail grant announcement
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Obama will be in Tampa, Fla. tomorrow to announce high speed rail grants to 31 states for projects on 13 major corridors. Illinois submitted an application – with the support of 7 other states in the Midwest – supporting a high-speed rail corridor from Chicago to St. Louis. Stay tuned for more details!
UPDATE JAN. 28: The Midwest Region was awarded almost $2.6 billion for four major corridors: Chicago-St. Louis-Kansas City, Minneapolis-Milwaukee-Chicago, Cleveland-Columbus-Cincinnati, and Detroit-Chicago. Learn more about the region’s plans for this funding and MPC’s work to ensure these investments simultaneously spark new economic development and community revitalization around proposed stations.