Amtrak has expressed interest in building an up to $600 million passenger rail line between Minneapolis and the twin port cities of Duluth, Minnesota, and Superior, Wisconsin.Read More »
With government officials proposing to spend roughly $150 million to increase the number of trains traveling Amtrak's Hiawatha line between Chicago and Milwaukee, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation is asking the public what it thinks about the plans.Read More »
A high-speed passenger rail train between the Twin Cities and Chicago may be a little closer to becoming a reality now that a group of funders, including the Ramsey County Regional Rail Authority, has committed money for an environmental assessment.Read More »
A bipartisan coalition on the Senate Appropriations Committee moved Thursday to roll back House GOP-backed cuts to Amtrak, transportation projects and affordable housing projects, but pressures elsewhere in the budget may make the funding levels unsustainable as the massive $108 billion spending bill moves ahead.
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