Public comment sought on Twin Cities-Chicago rail

Hometown Focus - April 2, 2021

The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) and the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) are seeking public input on proposed intercity passenger rail service improvements for the Twin Cities-Milwaukee-Chicago corridor. “Increasing capacity and reliability on the Twin Cities- Milwaukee-Chicago passenger train route will create economic growth in corridor communities while providing a safe and reliable transportation alternative and benefitting local freight system,” said Mn- DOT Commissioner Margaret Anderson Kelliher. “Passenger rail service is also essential to an equitable transportation system–increasing access to jobs, colleges and communities along this critical Minnesota corridor.”

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