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LaHood pledges 160-mph trains in Illinois in five years

(The following appeared on the State Journal-Register website on June 10, 2011.)

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood said in Springfield Thursday that, within five years, passenger trains will make the trip between Chicago and St. Louis in a little more than two hours and travel 160 mph.

Full story: State Journal-Register

Friday, June 10, 2011

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