The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), in partnership with the Michigan, Indiana and Illinois departments of transportation, is holding public hearings to obtain comments on the recently released Tier 1 Draft EIS for the corridor.
These hearings will provide a forum for presenting the results of the Tier 1 Draft EIS, sharing information about route and service alternatives, and obtaining public comments on the Tier 1 Draft EIS.
Meetings will be held from 4-7 pm local time in Dearborn, Michican on October 28; in Chicago, Illinois on October 29; and in Gary, Indiana on October 30. To learn more, visit GreatLakesRail.org.
The October 2014 issue of the All Aboard Indiana newsletter is now available to keep interested Hoosiers up-to-date on the latest news in passenger rail. View a PDF copy of the October edition of All Aboard Indiana.
The board of the Indiana Passenger Rail Alliance has voted to proceed with plans to do a business study and economic impact study. Click here to read the press release.
IDOT announced on August 20 that it will extend the contract with Amtrak for four months. Read more about it in the JConline article.
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