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http://ift.tt/2va9RHy Illinois is making plans to ask for yet another extension to complete work on the Chicago-to-Moline passenger rail connection, according to a state official. No final decision has been made yet on whether to seek the extension, the official said, but if it happens, it would be the second consecutive year that Illinois has […]
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MOLINE – Under President Donald Trump’s federal budget proposal, overall Amtrak funds would be cut by $2.4 billion, or 13-percent.
The document also states the budget would help the Transportation Department focus on “vital federal safety oversight functions and investing in nationally and regionally significant transportation infrastructure projects.” 193 more words
The state of Colorado has taken an important recent step toward the return of passenger rail along the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. On February 23rd, the state Senate approved a bill to continue the mandate of the Southwest Chief Commission to maintain & expand passenger service in the south of Colorado, while expanding the Commission’s authority to explore further passenger rail along the entire Front Range. 398 more words