We recently attended the latest gathering of the Midwest Regional Rail Plan. We’re optimistic about this FRA-led process because it’s evaluating opportunities for high-speed and conventional rail across the Midwest in a comprehensive network. Too often, planning studies focus narrowly on a single corridor or geography, missing the cumulative effects that an integrated, connected network offers.
Phased Network Approach White Paper
Our new white paper details our market-based model for building high-speed rail in the Midwest. Building segments of high-speed line in phases as part of a regionwide network allows each investment to serve a much broader area making the whole network more viable and building a stronger constituency.