Western Illinois University Determines Rail Needs Assessment Study

For more than 50 years, Amtrak has provided critical transportation services to the west central Illinois region, including providing a way back home for many Western Illinois University students, as well as access to Chicago and points in-between for WIU students, faculty and staff. In 2006, a second round-trip service was added on the Quincy to Chicago line, which provides even greater options for residents of west central Illinois. The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) is completing a Rail Needs Assessment Study to to identify rail improvements that are needed throughout the state.... Read More