Studies

These recent studies evaluate the demand for and benefits of high-speed rail in the Midwest, and inform our current study to craft the plan for a region-wide network.

2013 University of Illinois and IDOT Feasibility Study

Chicago-Champaign-Springfield-St. Louis/Indianapolis

2012 TranSystems Midwest High-Speed Rail Network Benefits Study

2011 AECOM High-Speed Rail Network Outline and Economic Benefits for Chicago Study

2009 TranSystems Chicago-St. Louis Corridor Study

2009 SNCF Midwest High-Speed Rail Network Study

Whitepapers

Phased Network Approach

A new model for high-speed rail in the Midwest

Think You Know Trains? Think Again

Why networks are so important

Long Distance Trains: A Foundation for National Mobility

Multi-Purpose Mobility Machines

Talgo Trainsets: An Excellent Choice for Midwest Corridors

High-Speed Rail in Korea: Lessons for the Midwest