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Unformatted text preview: ecovery Act investment is putting construction crews to work upgrading infrastructure for high speed rail service
from Chicago-to-St. Louis. Congress has maintained a commitment to high speed and intercity rail for over a decade. This
amendment will continue that commitment and allow more communities in Illinois to benefit from faster, more reliable passenger rail service. I am grateful for the bipartisan support this modest investment received today and thank Senators Lautenberg,
Feinstein and Landrieu for their efforts."] HSR creates jobs – business attractions
Goozner, chief financial, and chief economics correspondent for the Chicago Tribune, June 25, 2012 (Merrill,
Gooznews, http://gooznews.com/?p=4018; DKE)
[State and local officials that back more investment in rail projects see them as an opportunity for “transit-oriented”
development, especially in higher density corridors between cities that are within a few hundred miles of each other.
Projects like the one in Normal create both temporary and permanent jobs by attracting businesses...
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