Wisconsin Governor Evers wants to expand Amtrak’s Milwaukee to Chicago Hiawatha service

By Alex Zank, BizTimes Milwaukee Business News; March 14, 2019 Gov. Tony Evers wants to front the money needed to…

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Wisconsin Department of Transportation awarded $5 million grant to build second Amtrak platform near the Milwaukee airport

By Nick Williams, Reporter, Milwaukee Business Journal; March 12, 2019 The Wisconsin Department of Transportation was recently awarded a $5.05…

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Wisconsin: Record number ride Amtrak Hiawatha

A press release from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation; March 11, 2019: The Milwaukee-Chicago Amtrak Hiawatha Service served an all-time…

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Wisconsin Governor Evers’ Budget Includes $45M To Expand Rail Service Between Milwaukee, Chicago

By Corrinne Hess, Wisconsin Public Radio, NPR; March 8, 2019 Gov. Tony Evers included $45 million in his state budget proposal…

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Illinois Blocking Amtrak Expansion to Wisconsin

By Jeramey Jannene, Urban Milwaukee; September 12, 2018 Despite the fact that rush hour trains on the Amtrak Hiawatha Service…

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Amtrak Midwest Services Improved for Fall Travel

A press release from Amtrak; August 7, 2018: Easier connections, more pets, bikes & student fares for back-to-school time CHICAGO…

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin Common Council on board in opposing reduction in Amtrak’s long-distance train network

By Alderman Robert J. Bauman, Urban Milwaukee; May 30, 2018 Today (Wednesday, May 30) the Common Council approved legislation placing…

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Glenview, Illinois OKs $400,000 In Fight Against Rail Expansion

By Tom Robb, Journal & Topics; May 3, 2018 Glenview trustees put their money where their mouth is in the…

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Illinois: 1,200 Rail Against ‘Train Parking Lot’

By Steve Sadin, Daily North Shore; March 13, 2018 More than 1,200 people heard a select group of neighbors, an…

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Expanding Amtrak service from Milwaukee to Chicago would require $195 million in track upgrades

By Arthur Thomas, Milwaukee Business News; February 8, 2018 Adding three additional daily roundtrips to the Amtrak Hiawatha line between…

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Glenview, Illinois Group Forms To Challenge Amtrak Hiawatha Service Rail Project

By Tom Robb, Journal & Topics; January 31, 2018 Members of a new group and village officials, who say environmental…

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Illinois: Demand Exists for Lake Forest Amtrak Station

LAKE FOREST — Strong demand exists for an Amtrak stop at the west Lake Forest train station, though several obstacles…

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