Ill., Ind., Mich. Join DOT On $4M High-Speed Rail Study

Law360, New York (May 4, 2012, 8:19 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Transportation is joining forces with Illinois, Indiana and Michigan to move forward on a $4 million study that will look at how to reduce rail congestion along the Chicago-to-Detroit high-speed rail corridor, the DOT said Friday.

The study, which is being funded by a $3.2 million grant from the Federal Railroad Administration and $200,000 each from the three states and Norfolk Southern Corp., will also focus on how to let trains move faster along the corridor.

Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said the...
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