This is a very brief heads up that these notices appeared today in the Federal Register about Chicago to St. Louis and Chicago to Omaha high speed rail projects.
Notice of Availability for Public Review of the Draft Tier 1 Environmental Impact
Statement for the Chicago, IL, to Omaha, NE, Regional Passenger Rail System Study
These notices are published in the Federal Register as part of a requirement under the
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) to conduct environmental review of major projects that receive federal funds.
I don't know anything about routing these lines except the endpoints will be in the cities listed. This is also probably not like the very high speed European rail lines...I wonder when we'll be getting that in the U.S.?
Notice of Availability of a Final Tier 1 Environmental Impact Statement, for the
Chicago, IL to St. Louis, MO High Speed Rail Corridor Program and Tier 2 Evaluation